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Colliers (AC)

Classed as Fuel Ships between 1912 and July 1920



Former Colliers On Hand 1920-1922

Colliers On Hand 1920-1922 (Acquired)

Colliers/Fuel Ships Nos. 1-12 (Navy-built)

Note: Nos. 1-3 were converted to other types and Nos. 4 and 7 were lost before 1920. The rest, Nos. 5-6 and 8-12, became AC 5-6 and 8-12 on 17 July 1920.

Other Collier/Fuel Ship Numbers, 1920-1945

Note: Colliers were reclassed as Fuel Ships in 1912 so that the class could also include the Navy's new tank ships (oilers). The two types were separated when the Navy's standard hull classification scheme was implemented on 17 Jul 20. AC 13-17, not having been built by the Navy, did not receive collier or fuel ship numbers.