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USNS Lt James E. Robinson (T-AKV 3) on date
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Class: LT JAMES E. ROBINSON (AKV 3, 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:
AKVNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
3LT JAMES E. ROBINSON1 Mar 1950Oregon SB25 Nov 194320 Jan 19441 Mar 1950
4PVT JOSEPH F. MERRELL1 Mar 1950California SB27 May 194417 Jul 19441 Mar 1950
5SGT JACK J. PENDLETON1 Mar 1950Oregon SB15 Apr 194426 May 19441 Mar 1950

Disposition:
AKVNameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
3LT JAMES E. ROBINSONT17 Mar 1976/C16 Jan 198126 May 1983MA/S--
4PVT JOSEPH F. MERRELLT197431 Jan 197426 Aug 1974MA/S--
5SGT JACK J. PENDLETONT--15 Feb 197425 Sep 1973Lost--

Class Notes:
AKV 3-7 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.

Ship Notes:
AKVNameMANotes
3LT JAMES E. ROBINSON86Ex merc. CZECHOSLOVAKIA VICTORY, completed 11 Mar 1944. Loan to Army 3 May 1948. To AK 274 7 May 1959. To have gone to MA 1962 but kept for experiments. AG 170 1 Dec 1962, AK 274 1 Jul 1964. To MA custody 17 Mar 1976. [NVR sale date 17 Feb 1983]
4PVT JOSEPH F. MERRELL33Ex merc. GRANGE VICTORY, completed 25 Aug 1944. Title to Army 6 Apr 1948. To AK 275 7 May 1959.
5SGT JACK J. PENDLETON109Ex merc. MANDAN VICTORY, completed 19 Jun 1944. Title to Army 23 Apr 1948. To AK 276 7 May 1959. Grounded 25 Sep 1973, abandoned Nov 1974.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 14 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR