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USS Roque (AKL-8)
USS Roque (AG-137) (1947 - 1949)
USAT FS-347 (1944 - 1947)

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National Defense Service Medal

AG-130 Miscellaneous Class Auxiliary / Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down in 1944 at Kewaunee Shipbuilding Co., Kewaunee, WI.
  • Delivered to US Army, as FS-347, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 21 February 1947, at Navy Yard Subic Bay, P.I.
  • Commissioned Miscellaneous Auxiliary USS Roque (AG-137), 2 May 1947, at Apra, Guam
  • Reclassified Light Cargo Ship, (AKL-8), 31 March 1949
  • Decommissioned, 23 July 1951 at Guam
  • Loaned to the Interior Dept., 23 July 1951
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 January 1952
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 550 t.
    Length 177'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 10'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 42
    two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 Diesel engines
    twin propellers

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    USS Roque (AG-137 / AKL-8)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Commanding Officers
    03CHBOSN. Jones, Stacy RoyMay 1949 - June 1949
    04LTjg. Davis Ray Elliot, USN (USNA 1947)June 1949 - September 1949
    05LT. Conolly, Theron Allen, USNSeptember 1949 - 23 July 1951
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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