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Laid down, date unknown, as SS Massachusetts by Harland and Wolff, Belfast, Ireland
Launched, 17 December 1891
Completed, 5 March 1892
Purchased by the US Army Quartermaster Department, 14 July 1898, from the Atlantic Transport Line
Assigned to the U.S. Army Transport Service
Commissioned USAT Sheridan, 9 January 1899,
Named in honor of Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, commanding general of the U.S. Army 1883-88
Assigned to the A.T.S. Pacific Fleet with homeport at Fort Mason, CA.
Sheridan made several voyages between 15 February and 5 July 1920 to evacuate elements of the Czech Legion from Vladivostok and disembarked them at Fiume, Croatia
Her voyage for the U.S. Army Transport Service was in June 1922 and soon after she was turned over to the U.S. Shipping Board
Sold, 29 December 1922, to the Union Construction Company of Oakland, CA.
Final Disposition, scrapped in October 1923 at San Francisco, CA.
Displacement 7,496 t.
Passenger capacity unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831 – August 5, 1888) was a career United States Army officer and
a Union general in the American Civil War.
||USAT Sheridan underway, date and location unknown.
US National Archives RG-11 Records of the US Army Signal Corps still photo collection
|US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol.4.
The history for USAT Sheridan is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol 4
|Army Transportation Service Ship's Masters|
|01||CAPT. Carleton, William A., A.T.S.||January 1916 - 16 June 1918
|02||CAPT. Murphy, James J., A.T.S.||16 June 1918 - 8 March 1920
|03||CAPT. Johnson, W. C., A.T.S.||8 March 1920 - 8 July 1921
|04||CAPT. Murphy, James J., A.T.S.||8 July 1921 - 29 December 1922
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