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T-AG-183 Clarksburg


  • Laid down, 9 July 1945, as SS Clarksburg Victory a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 888) at California Shipbuilding Corporation, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Launched, 15 September 1945
  • Delivered to the Maritime Commission, 15 October 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 Clarksburg (T-AG-183) and placed in service with the Military Sea Transport Service
  • Program canceled, 1 February 1966
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1994 at Alang, India
    Specifications:
    Displacement 4,512 t.(lt) 15,589 t.(fl)
    Length 455'
    Beam 62'
    Draft 29'
    Speed 15.5 kts.
    Propulsion cross compound steam turbine, single screw, 8,500shp

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