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Ares (FMS-788)

Floating Machine Shop:
  • Built in 1954 at Bethlehem Staten Island, Staten Island, N.Y.
  • Launched in 1954
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corp in August 1954
  • Placed in service as FMS-788 in August 1954
  • Named Ares, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 1,160 t.
    Length 210'
    Beam unknown
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Potable Water unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    219k Floating Machine Shop FMS-788 moored pierside at Fort Eustis, VA., 13 May 1985, during the Army logistics exposition PROLOG'85.
    U.S. National Archives College Park Identifier 6385569 a U.S. Army photo by SSGT Arnold W. Kalmanson.
    Robert Hurst

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