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SS Marine Eagle during World War II
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Class: PVT LEONARD C. BROSTROM (AK 255, C4-S-B1)
Design: MC C4-S-B1
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:
AKNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
255PVT LEONARD C. BROSTROM3 Aug 1950Sun SB & DD5 Dec 194210 May 194330 Aug 1950

Disposition:
AKNameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
255PVT LEONARD C. BROSTROMT29 May 1980/C1982?8 Jun 1982MA/S--

Class Notes:
AK 255 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. She was the only C4 completed to the original configuration as a tank carrier

Ship Notes:
AKNameMANotes
255PVT LEONARD C. BROSTROM735Ex merc. MARINE EAGLE, completed 18 Sep 1943. To Olympia reserve fleet 29 Oct 1946. To Army 27 Mar 1948 and renamed. To Olympia reserve fleet 27 Jan 1950. To MSTS custody 3 Aug 1950. To buyer 25 Oct 1982. [No strike found, she was still in the 1 April 1982 NVR but was shown in a later NVR as BU in October 1982.]

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