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USNS Greenville Victory (T-AK 237) on date
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Class: GREENVILLE VICTORY (AK 237, VC2-S-AP3)
Design: MC VC2-S-AP3
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
AKNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm/Svc
237GREENVILLE VICTORY1 Mar 1950California SB21 Mar 194424 May 19441 Mar 1950/S
238HAITI VICTORY, see AGM 3----------
239KINGSPORT VICTORY, see AG 164----------
240PVT JOHN R. TOWLE1 Mar 1950Oregon SB9 Dec 194419 Jan 19451 Mar 1950/S
256DALTON VICTORY, see AGM 5----------
257ALTAIR, see AKS 32----------
258ANTARES, see AKS 33----------
259ALCOR16 Jul 1951Oregon SB28 Feb 194429 Apr 19441 Mar 1952/C
260BETELGEUSE31 Jul 1951California SB11 Feb 194410 Apr 194415 Apr 1952/C

Disposition:
AKNameTDecom/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
237GREENVILLE VICTORYT22 Mar 1976/C16 Jan 198117 Feb 1983MA/S--
240PVT JOHN R. TOWLET25 Aug 1980/C31 Jul 198226 May 1982MA/S--
259ALCOR30 Dec 1968/D31 Dec 19687 Jan 1970MA/S--
260BETELGEUSE15 Jan 1971/D1 Feb 19742 Dec 1975MA/S--

Class Notes:
AK 237-240 were among the Army ships operating out of continental U.S. ports that were to be acquired on 1 Mar 1950 for which names, classification, and hull numbers were approved on 21 Feb 1950. AK 256 was among 18 Maritime Admiminstration ships to be transferred to the Navy for which names, classification, and hull numbers were approved on 31 Jul 1950. On 26 July 1951 Navy names were approved for four MA cargo ships recently acquired by the Navy as AK 257-260.

Ship Notes:
AKNameMCVNotes
237GREENVILLE VICTORY18Completed 8 Jul 1944. To Army 30 Mar 1948. To buyer 26 May 1983.
240PVT JOHN R. TOWLE162Ex merc. APPLETON VICTORY, completed 23 Mar 1945. To Army 20 Jun 1946. To buyer 4 Jun 1982.
259ALCOR101Ex merc. ROCKLAND VICTORY, completed 19 May 1944. To Navy custody 16 Jul 1951. [Acq 10 Jul 1951 in old data.] Title to Navy 31 May 1956. AK-FBM conversion FY 1963. To buyer 2 Feb 1970.
260BETELGEUSE10Ex merc. COLOMBIA VICTORY, completed 31 May 1944. To USN custody 31 Jul 1951. [Acq 3 Aug 1951 in old data.] Title to Navy 31 May 1956. AK-FBM conversion FY 1964.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 7 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR