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USAV FS-175 (1945 - 1950)

Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, date unknown, for the US Army as the Small Freighter FS-175 (design 330) at Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA.
  • Delivered to the US Army circa April-May 1944
  • Transferred from the US Army Transportation Command (USAT) to the US Navy Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 1 July 1950, designated USNS T-AKL-19
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1959
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 573 t.
    Length 180'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement 42
    Propulsion two 300hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
    twin screws

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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