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Laid down, 20 April 1945, as SS Hobart Victory, a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 705) at Permanente Metals Yard No. 1, Richmond, CA.
Launched, 25 May 1945
Delivered to the Maritime Commission, 24 July 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 Webster and designated AG-190 and placed in service with the Military Sea Transport Service
Program canceled, 1 February 1966
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1993
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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