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John M. Connelly (ID 2703)



Civilian call sign (1919):
Love - King - Nan - Tare

Tanker:

  • Built in 1917 by Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Co., Gloucester, NJ
  • Launched 9 November 1917
  • Acquired by the Navy 5 May 1918
  • Commissioned USS John M. Connelly (ID 2703), 9 May 1918
  • Decommissioned 18 January 1919 at Philadelphia, PA and returned to the United States Shipping Board the same day
  • Renamed Point Breeze in 1926
  • Scrapped in 1946.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 10,150 t.
  • Length 380'
  • Beam 50' 9"
  • Draft 24' 5"
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 56 (civiliam)
  • Armament: One 6" mount and one 6-pounder
  • Propulsion: One 2,400ihp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    John M. Connelly 71k Photographed on 6 May 1918
    Naval Historical Center photo NH 65096
    Robert Hurst

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