Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
USAV Col. Richard E. Cobb (FS-205)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Aircraft Repair Ship
Laid down between October 1944 and January 1945 as Freight Supply Vessel (FS-205), at Higgins Industries, New Orleans LA.
Launched between October 1944 and January 1945
Delivered between October 1944 and January 1945 to the War Shipping Administration and allocated to the War Department
Converted to an Aircraft Repair Ship at Mobile Air Tactical Command Brookley Field, Mobile, AL.
Commissioned, Col. Richard E. Cobb, date unknown
During World War II Col. Richard E. Cobb was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, date and location unknown
Sold to Panama, date unknown, reflagged Panama, renamed MV Marjorie E.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 575 t.
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
|Click On Image |
For Full Size Image
||NamesakeCol. Richard E. Cobb - Pilot of US Army Air Corps B-17E Flying Fortress #41-2667. Killed in a crash when the aircraft failed to gain altitude on takeoff from the airdrome at Whenuapai,
Auckland, New Zealand for a flight to Laverton, Victoria, Australia during World War II.
||USAV Col. Richard E. Cobb (FS-205) underway, date and location unknown.
The Digital Collection of the National WWII Museum
There is no history record available for Col. Richard E. Cobb (FS-205) at NavSource
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|