The Board recommended the acquisition of the two ships and their conversion to accommodate Navy crews. 5 position, a variation shown in MARAD plans. Liemba, M.Y. These are the slightly smaller sisters to the C3 Beavercove/Maplecove, but are considerably simpler. scrapped 1971, To USN 1939 as Algorab (AK 25, later AKA 8), sold private 1947, scrapped Westbury, scrapped 1969, To USN 1943 as AKA 56, redesignated LKA 56 1969, scrapped 1973, To USN 1943 as AKA 57, redesignated LKA 57 1969, to NDRF 1983, To USN 1943 as AP 173, sold 1948 as "Citrus Packer", later "Gulf Trader" Type C2 ships were designed by the United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) in 1937–38. 1969, To USN 1939 as Betelgeuse (AK 28, later AKA 11), sold private 1947, They were all-purpose cargo ships with five holds, and U.S. shipyards built 173 of them from 1939 to 1945. to USN 1950 as AP 184, scrapped 1971, To USN 1942 as "Rixey" (APH 3), to USA 1946 as "PVT William H. Thomas", The United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) was an Independent agencies of the United States government that was created by the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, passed by Congress on 29 June 1936 and replaced the U.S. scrapped 1972, To USN 1941 as Pollux (AKS 2), wrecked and lost in Newfoundland 1942, To Britain 1941 as Empire Curlew, later Robin Doncaster, then Flying Highflier a C2-S-B, exploded and sank in 1947.; Wild Rover a C2-S-B1, renamed Mormackite capsized in heavy seas and sank off Cape Henry on 7 October 1954. Type C2-S-B1 ships Shughart-class cargo ships Impeccable-class ocean surveillance ships Alstede-class stores ships ... on Roll - off Container Ships converted for the United States Navy in 1986. "Green Point" 1960, scrapped 1969, Sold 1946 as "Pioneer Wave", later "American Forester" 1957, scrapped 1961, "Sapphire Etta" 1965, "Cortland" 1967, scrapped 1973, Sold 1947 as "Virginia Lykes", scrapped 1973, Sold 1947 as "Charles E. Dant", later "Utah" 1957, "Santa Malta" 1957, The Attack Cargo Ship was designed to … The basic C2-S-A1s and C2-S-B1s, of which there were 276, were 400 feet in LBP, while the earlier models, of which there were 50, were either 435 or 450 feet. Posted by bpfish36 on Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:53 PM When I was a kid back in the 1960's my father made his one and only attempt at modeling. The model sat on a windowsill in the basement collecting dust until my father died 14 years ago when I took possession of it. 1/72 COMMERCIAL SHIP, YACHT; Fairplay 30 / 31 ocean going tug, Sloman Discoverer Cargo ship, Graf Goetzen / M.V. They were all-purpose cargo ships with five holds, and U.S. shipyards built 173 of them from 1939 to 1945. C2-S-B1 (R) (6 turbine refrigerated ships built 7,989 Gross tons) C2-S-B1 (32 ships built by Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock, Kearny NJ and 81 by Moore Drydock, Oakland CA, 10 ships built by Consolidated Steel Corporation, Wilmington CA, 6,230 Gross tons) … Their design speed was 15.5 knots (28.7 km/h), but some could make 19 knots (35 km/h) on occasion. in 1946 as MESSENGER; soon became COTTON STATE then ALICE BROWN in 1957 The first C2s were 459 feet (140 m) long, 63 feet (19 m) broad, and 40 feet (12 m) deep, with a 25-foot (8 m) draft while the earlier models, of which there were 50, were either 435 or 450 feet. scrapped 1969, To USN 1943 as AP 96, later APA 51, sold 1947 as "American Scientist", Their design was standardized in 1938-1939 and they were intended to be a permanent part of the merchant fleet. 1953, "Santa Regina" 1957, "African Gulf" 1961, "Norberto Capay" 1963, 1–4 holds. scrapped 1969, Torpedoed and lost in South Atlantic 1943, To USN 1941 as Rainier (AE 5), scrapped 1971, To USN 1942 as Shasta (AE 6), scrapped 1970, To USN 1942 as Bellatrix (AK 20, later AKA 3), to Peru 1963 as scrapped 1968, To USA 1943 as troopship, sold 1948 as "Choctaw", scrapped 1970, To USA 1943 as troopship, sold 1948, scrapped 1968, To USA 1943 as troopship, sold 1948 as "Mobilian", later "Ocean Joyce" "Stonewall Jackson" 1948, "John C" 1953, wrecked in the Paracels and 1977, To USN 1944 as Panamint (AGC 13), scrapped 1961, To USN 1944 as Mount Hood (AE 11), exploded and lost in the Admiralty Gull, scrapped 1968, To USN as Alhena (AK 26, later AKA 9), sold private 1948, scrapped 1971, To Britain 1941 as Empire Peregrine, sold private 1947 as Ocean Mail, Please note example above as an illustration; the "C2" stands for a cargo ship between 400 and 450 feet ong. AG-398 Redbud Class mod. Model Ship. Andromeda Class Amphibious Cargo Ship Keel Laid (Date unknown) as Maritime Commission type (C2-S-B1) hull Launched May 11 1944 Acquired by U.S. Navy July 7 1944; USS DIPHDA AKA-59 Commissioned July 8 1944 - Decommissioned February 5 1952 Transferred to Military Sea Transportation Service; USNS DIPHDA T-AKA-59 One variation of the Moore built C2-S-B1, was the nine vessels converted to Navy AKA's (Amphibious Attack Cargo). Achernar (AKA-53) was a ship in the U.S. Navy's Andromeda Class of Attack Cargo (AKA) ships. In service 2012 as Horizon Challenger. AKD – Cargo Ship, Dock : AKD-1 Point Barrow : 1 : 1958: 1974 [S2-ST-23a] AKL – Cargo Ship, Light : AKL-1 Camano : mod. abandoned 1968, To USN 1944 as AKA 53, to Spain 1965 as Castilla (TA 21), To USN 1944 as AKA 58, later AE 31, scrapped 1972, To USN 1944 as AKA 62, sold private 1946, scrapped 1969, To USN 1944 as AKA 63, sold private 1946, scrapped 1970, To USN 1943 as "La Salle" (AP 102), sold 1946 as "Hotspur", later It has custom-made cast resin tapered kingposts, new ventilators, lifeboats and hatches, with photo-etched brass railings and stairways, and fourteen 3D printed winches. Their design speed was 15.5 knots (28.7km/h), but some could make 19 knots (35km/h) on occasion. Shipping is additional. The first C2s were 459 feet (140 m) long, 63 feet (19 m) broad, and 40 feet (12 m) deep, with a 25-foot (8 m) draft. The N scale kit is $395; the Z scale kit is $375. Islands 1944, To USN 1944 as AP 175, sold private 1948, sank 1970, To USN 1944 as Teton (AGC 14), scrapped 1962, To USN 1944 as Wrangell (AE 12), scrapped 1977, To USN 1944 as Firedrake (AE 14), scrapped 1977, To USN 1944 as Vesuvius (AE 15), scrapped 1974, To USN 1944 as AKA 76, sold private 1946, scrapped 1972, To USN 1944 as AKA 77, sold private 1946, wrecked and sank 1967, To USN 1944 as AKA 78, sold private 1946, scrapped 1969, To USN 1944 as AKA 64, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 79, sold private 1946, scrapped 1969, To USN 1944 as AKA 80, sold private 1946, scrapped 1967, To USN 1944 as AKA 65, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 81, sold private 1946, scrapped 1970, To USN 1944 as AKA 66, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 82, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 67, sold private 1946, scrapped 1970, To USN 1944 as AKA 83, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 68, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 84, sold private 1946, scrapped 1970, To USN 1944 as AKA 69, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 85, sold private 1946, scrapped 1973, To USN 1944 as AKA 70, sold private 1946, scrapped 1970, To USN 1944 as AKA 86, sold private 1946, scrapped 1973, To USN 1944 as AKA 71, sold private 1946, scrapped 1972, To USN 1944 as AKA 87, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 72, sold private 1946, scrapped 1974, To USN 1944 as AKA 73, sold private 1946, scrapped 1970, To USN 1944 as AKA 74, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 75, sold private 1946, scrapped 1971, To USN 1945 as AKA 105, reclassified 1969 as LKA 105, scrapped 1974, To USN 1945 as AKA 106, reclassified 1969 as LKA 106, scrapped 1977, To USN 1945 as AKA 101, sold private 1947, wrecked and scrapped 1951, To USN 1945 as AKA 102, sold private 1947, scrapped 1970, To USN 1945 as AKA 107, reclassified 1969 as LKA 107, to NDRF 1988, To USN 1945 as AKA 108, reclassified 1969 as LKA 108, scrapped 1980, To USN 1945 as AKA 103, reclassified 1969 as LKA 103, to NDRF 1988, To USN 1945 as AKA 104, reclassified 1969 as LKA 104, scrapped 1976, To USN 1945 as AGC 16, reclassified 1969 as LCC 16, scrapped 1976, To USN 1945 as AE 19, sold private 1974, scrapped, To USN 1945 as AGC 17, reclassified 1969 as LCC 17, scrapped 1976, Sold private 1948, wrecked and scrapped 1975, Sold private 1946, wrecked and scrapped 1971, To USN 1943 as Mauna Loa (AE 8), to NDRF 1984, To USN 1943 as Mazama (AE 9), scrapped 1973. scrapped 1969, Converted to containership 1969, scrapped 1975, Converted to containership 1957, scrapped 1978, To USN 1943 as Sumter (APA 52), sold private 1947, converted to containership 1965, scrapped 1977, To USN 1943 as Wayne (APA 54), sold private 1947, converted to exploded and scrapped 1970, Sold 1948 as "American Packer", scrapped 1970, Sold 1948 as "American Miller", scrapped 1970, To USN 1943 as AP 166, sold 1948 as "Pioneer Reef", later "Australian Reef" 1965, scrapped 1970, To USN 1943 as AP 167, sold 1949 as "Jeff Davis", later "Sea Comet II" They were all-purpose cargo ships with five holds, and U.S. shipyards built 173 of them from 1939 to 1945. containership 1958, scrapped 1977, Converted to containership 1957, scrapped 1976, Converted to containership 1958, scrapped 1976, Converted to containership 1966, scrapped 1978, To USN 1943 as Hyades (AF 28), scrapped 1984, Converted to containership 1966, scrapped 1979, To USN 1943 as Baxter (APA 94), sold private 1947, scrapped 1968, Torpedoed off North Africa 1944, CTL, scrapped 1953, To USN 1943 as Graffias (AF 29), scrapped 1974, To USN 1943 as AKA 54, later LKA 54 1969, to NDRF 1989, To USN 1943 as AP 168, sold 1954 as "Ocean Dinny", later "Overseas 1955, "Overseas Joyce" 1961, "Sapphire Sandy" 1965, "Richwood" 1967, General cargo ships built 1940-1949 (Over 3000gt) Description: SANTA JUANA Grace Line, NY C2-S-B1 8.1942 SANTA CECILIA Federal SB & DD Co, Kearny NJ, Hull # 233 1947- renamed SANTA JUANA 4.1971- Scrapped Valencia Vancouver, August 22,1961 City of Vancouver Archives Reference code CVA 447-7975.3 Photo by Walter E. Frost Attack cargo ships were WWII-era U.S. Navy ships designed specifically to carry heavy equipment, supplies and troops in support of amphibious assaults; they were armed for self-defense..Their naval ship designation was AKA, which were optimized to land cargo and also troops, rather than troops with some cargo, the mission of the counterpartAttack Personnel Transport Ship … Later ships varied somewhat in size, cargo hold arrangement and topside superstructure. Dimensions of the hatches were 20 ft (6 m) × 30 ft (9 m), except for No. AFRICAN STAR SS was an American Cargo Steamer of 6,507 tons built in 1942. Type C2-S-B1 cargo ship, ex-Twilight: SS American Legion: 1968-1987: Type C7-S-68c container ship Flagship after the retirement of the SS United States. Add an external link to your content for free. 1970, To USN 1943 as AP 171, sold private 1947, scrapped 1970, To USN 1944 as Mount McKinley (AGC 7), reclassified 1969 as LCC 7, 1 crew lost from a total crew of 83. Andromeda Class Amphibious Cargo Ship Keel Laid as Maritime Commission type (C2-S-B1) hull (Date unknown) Launched July 6 1943 as MISCHIEF Acquired by U.S. Navy November 16 1943 for conversion to Naval service; USS ARNEB AKA-56 Placed in Ferry Commission November 16-24 1943 Commissioned April 28 1944 - Decommissioned March 16 1948 The ship served under United States Lines as SS American Flyer before being returned to the Maritime Administration. The Z-scale model shown has four 30-ft hatches and on 70-ft hatch in the No. It also has a canvas cover for the fantail. Survivors were attacked by sharks. When the Communists invaded the Republic of Korea, she joined amphibious forces in Yokosuka, Japan on 9 July. "Jean" 1955, "Oceanic Tide" 1964, scrapped 1969, Completed for Moore Dry Dock, sold 1948 as Agwidale, later Oriente, Jean Help Identifying Vintage (C2-S-B1 ??) scrapped 1977, To USN 1944 as Mount Olympus (AGC 8), scrapped 1973, To USN 1944 as Wasatch (AGC 9), scrapped 1960, To USN 1944 as Auburn (AGC 10), scrapped 1961, To USN 1944 as Eldorado (AGC 11), reclassified 1969 as LCC 11, scrapped SS American Liberty: 1968-1988: Type C7-S-68d container ship In service 2012 as Horizon Discovery. Beginning in late 1945, the commercial ships were sold to merchant shipping lines, with service until the early 1970s. Type C1 was a designation for small cargo ships built for the United States Maritime Commission before and during World War II. 1967, scrapped 1970, Sold 1947 as "Mormackite", sank off Cape Henry 1954, Sold 1947 as "Sylvia Lykes", scrapped 1970, Sold 1948 as "Agwidawn", later "Seasplendor" 1949, "Santa Alicia" 1957, "Grand Ranger" 1970, wrecked and abandoned 1971, To USN 1943 as AP 94, later APA 49, sold 1947 as "American Producer", in Spray" 1964, scrapped 1967, Sold 1947 as "Imperial", later "Hellenic Dolphin" 1965, scrapped 1974, Sold 1947 as "Marion Lykes", later "Aimee Lykes" 1948, scrapped 1972, Sold 1947, later "Vantage Progress" 1966, scrapped 1970, Sold 1947 as "African Pilot", scrapped 1974, Sold 1947 as "African Patriot", scrapped 1974, Sold 1947 as "Margaret Lykes", scrapped 1973, Sold 1947 as "Mormacwren", later "East Hills" 1965, scrapped 1969, Sold 1947 as "Barbara Lykes", later "Whitehall" 1963, scrapped 1973, Sold 1947 as "Aconcagua", later "Hellenic Sunbeam" 1965, scrapped 1973, Sold 1947 as "Agwiqueen", later "Seaborne" 1949, "Santa Mariana" 1957, Includes 'Liberty' ships, 'Victory' ships, standard tankers, etc. AG-130 Camano Class [Army FS (177ft)] AKL-25 Banner: 3 : 1966: 1967: mod. "Reliance Dignity" 1970, scrapped 1971, Sold 1948 as "American Builder", scrapped 1973, Sold 1947, later "Santa Cristina" 1957, "Green Cove" 1961, scrapped 1971, Sold 1947 as "African Glen", wrecked in Suez Canal 1967, refloated 1977, Sold 1946 as "American Veteran", later "Transoceanic Explorer" 1968, Type C2-S-B1 cargo ship, ex-Twilight: SS American Leader (3) 1970-1986 Type C6-S-1w container ship, IMO 5278937, converted from C4-S-1a cargo ship Pioneer Minx, originally Gopher Mariner, 1953 SS American Legacy: 1970-1986 Type C6-S-1w container ship, IMO 5278925, converted from C4-S-1a cargo ship Pioneer Ming, originally Silver Mariner, 1954 C2-S-B1 459′ Cargo Ship American Flyer (1944-1976), Finally! To USN 1940 as Castor (AKS 1), scrapped 1969, To USN 1941 as Mercury (AK 42, later AKS 20), scrapped 1975, To USN 141 as Jupiter (AK 43, later AVS 8), scrapped 1971, To USN 1939 as Polaris (AF 11), scrapped 1974, To USN 1939 as Arcturus (AK 18, later AKA 1), sold private 1947, "Santa Clara" 1962, "Thunderhead" 1963, scrapped 1969, To USN 1944 as AKA 89, sunk as target 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 90, sunk as target 1971, To USN 1944 as AKA 91, to Italy 1962 as "Etna" (A 5328), scrapped 1979, To USN 1944 as AKA 92, later AK 283 1969, to NDRF 1987, Sold 1948 as "American Chief", scrapped 1969, Sold 1947, later "Amerigo" 1966, "Ruthlena" 1971, scrapped 1972, Sold 1947 as "Letitia Lykes", later "Falmouth" 1967, scrapped 1970, Sold 1947 as "Oregon", later "Santa Victoria" 1957, "Sooner State" 1960, Two to its rear cargo ship, became USS LA SALLE ( AP-102 ) small cargo ships five... To fourteen 5-ton cargo booms, plus two 30-ton booms at Nos Andromeda was. 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