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USAV FS-383 (1944 - 1950)

T-AKL-35 was loaned to the Republic of Korea, named ROKS Ma San (AKL-909)
Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as the (design 381) US Army Cargo Ship FS-383 at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Decatur, AL.
  • Delivered to the US Army between July 1944 and February 1945
  • During World War II USAV FS-383 was manned by the US Coast Guard
  • Acquired by the US Navy Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 1 July 1950, redesignated USNS T-AKL-35
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Transferred the Republic of Korea in 1956
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 550 t.
    Length 177'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 10'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 42
    Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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    T-AKL-35 77k ex T-AKL-35 in the Republic of Korea service as ROKS Ma San (AKL-909) moored pierside outboard of another AKL, date and place unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

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