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Pemiscot (AK-201)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Xray - Mike - Romeo

Alamosa Class Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, 7 July 1944, as MV Coastal Competition, a Maritime Commission type (C1-M-AV1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2155) at Globe Shipbuilding Co., Superior, WI.
  • Launched, 18 November 1944
  • Converted for Naval service at Pendleton Shipyard Co., New Orleans, LA.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 12 September 1945
  • Returned to the Maritime Commission, 31 October 1945, at New Orleans, name reverted to MV Coastal Competition
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 5 December 1945
  • Merchant Service
    GAA American Liberty Steamship Corp., 31 October 1945, at New Orleans
    Chartered by United Fruit Co., 19 June 1946
    GAA American West African Line Inc., 29 September 1946
    Chartered by Lykes Bros, SS Co., Inc, 29 December 1946, at Mobile, AL.
    GAA Atlantic Steamship Line, 4 April 1948
    Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, TX., 3 May 1948
    Sold foreign, Brazil, 13 July 1956, at Beaumont, TX., delivered 25 December 1956
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 2,382 t.(lt) 7,450 t.(fl)
    Length 338' 6"
    Beam 50'
    Draft 29' 2" (limiting)
    Speed 11.5 kts.
    Officers 15
    Enlisted 70
    Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
    Cargo Capacity 3,945 DWT
    non-refrigerated 227,730 Cu ft
    refrigerated 9,830 Cu ft
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    six single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 6,300 Bbls
    one Nordberg Diesel TSM6 engine
    two Diesel-drive 250Kw 120V/240V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,750shp

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