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USNS Albert M. Boe (T-AKV 6).
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Class: ALBERT M. BOE (AKV 6, EC2-S-C5)
Design: MV EC2-S-C5
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

6ALBERT M. BOE1 Mar 1950New England SB11 Jul 194526 Sep 19451 Mar 1950
7CARDINAL O'CONNELL1 Mar 1950New England SB11 Jun 194531 Aug 19451 Mar 1950

AKVNameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
6ALBERT M. BOET1 Dec 195311 Mar 195422 Jan 1954MA/R7 Aug 1964
7CARDINAL O'CONNELLT13 Jan 195411 Mar 195413 Jan 1954MA/R--

Class Notes:
The EC2-S-C5 was a special boxed aircraft transport variant of the standard Liberty with four large holds, rather than the usual five and kingpost lifting gear instead of the usual booms. The C5 design varied in other respects from the standard EC2-S-C1 Liberty

Ship Notes:
6ALBERT M. BOE3132Completed 30 Oct 1945. To Army 17 Feb 1947. To MA custody 22 Jan 1954 as ALBERT M. BOE. To buyer 19 Aug 1964. Converted and renamed Feb 1965 as the floating cannery STAR OF KODIAK. She is currently (2011) landlocked as the headquarters of Trident Seafoods in Kodiak, Alaska, one of four Liberty ships still in existence. The others are the operational JOHN W. BROWN at Baltimore and JEREMIAH O'BRIEN at San Francisco and the stationary HELLAS LIBERTY (ex ARTHUR M. HUDDELL) at Piraeus, Greece (for which see YAG 55).
7CARDINAL O'CONNELL3129Completed 28 Sep 1945. To Army 15 Feb 1947. To MA custody 13 Jan 1954 as CARDINAL O'CONNELL. Title to Navy 2 Sep 1969 for ammunition disposal by scuttling.

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