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Laid down, 26 January 1945, as SS Mercer Victory a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 591) at Permanete Metals Yard No. 1, Richmond, CA.
Launched, 14 March 1945
Delivered to the Maritime Commission , 11 April 1945
Scheduled to be acquired by the US Navy in February 1966 for conversion to a Forward Depot Ship, the forerunner of the Fast Deployment Logistic Ships
Scheduled to be renamed USNS Havenford (T-AG-179) and placed in service with the Military Sea Transport Service
Program canceled, 1 February 1966
Displacement 4,512 t.(lt) 15,589 t.(fl)
Speed 15.5 kts.
Propulsion cross compound steam turbine, single screw, 8,500shp
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