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Vulcan (FMS-789)

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 September 1954
  • Placed in service as FMS-789 in September 1954
  • Named Vulcan, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, 2010
  • Transferred to the Seattle Maritime Academy in 2010 for use as a floating classroom
  • 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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    35k Floating Machine Shop FMS-789 out of service and moored pierside, circa 2016, Tacoma, WA.
    Wikipedia-Capt. Christopher Larsen - US Army
    John Spivey

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