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USAT John R. R. Hannay
ex-John R. R. Hannay (AK 32)
ex-Waukegan (ID 4339)


Freighter:

  • Laid down 10 September 1918 as Waukegan by the Federal Shipbuilding Co., Hackensack, NJ
  • Launched 31 March 1919
  • Completed 14 May 1919
  • Commissioned USS Waukegan (ID 4339)
  • Acquired by the Army in 1939/1940 and commissioned USAT John R. R. Hannay
  • In May 1941 the Army and Navy agreed that the Navy would eventually take over and man the larger Army ships, and under this plan the Navy designation AK-32 was assigned to John R. R. Hannay. The Navy was not able to
    find the personnel to man her, however, and she remained an Army ship
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 10 August 1946 and renamed Waukegan
  • Sold 21 April 1947
  • Scrapped 19 September 1947.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 6,861 t.
  • Length 411' 5"
  • Beam 55'
  • Draft 27'
  • Speed 11 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: Two 5"/51 mounts
  • Propulsion: One 2,500ihp steam turbine engine, one shaft.
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