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Class: CUMBERLAND (T-AO 153)
Design: SCB, MC/MA, Navy XX #
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:
T-AONameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
153CUMBERLAND12 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD3 Feb 19449 May 194412 Dec 1956
154LYNCHBURG16 Nov 1956Kaiser, Swan Is., Portland5 Apr 194420 May 194416 Nov 1956
155ROANOKE6 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD3 Apr 194430 Jun 19446 Dec 1956
156BULL RUN22 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD13 Mar 194329 Jun 194322 Dec 1956
157PAOLI2 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD18 Jul 194431 Oct 19442 Dec 1956
158ABIQUA20 Dec 1956Alabama DD & SB29 Apr 19435 Dec 194320 Dec 1956
159FRENCH CREEK12 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD30 Aug 19448 Dec 194412 Dec 1956
160LOGAN'S FORT12 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD14 Dec 194430 Mar 194512 Dec 1956
161LONE JACK15 Jan 1957Sun SB & DD11 Jul 194421 Oct 194415 Jan 1957
162MEMPHIS23 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD11 Mar 194417 Jun 194423 Dec 1956
163PARKERSBURG21 Dec 1956Sun SB & DD30 Dec 194312 Apr 194421 Dec 1956
164PETROLITE28 Jan 1957Sun SB & DD12 Oct 194313 Jan 194428 Jan 1957

Disposition:
T-AONameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
153CUMBERLANDT195726 Nov 195726 Nov 1957MA31 Jan 1972
154LYNCHBURGT195729 Oct 195729 Oct 1957MA6 Jun 1969
155ROANOKET195721 Oct 195721 Oct 1957MA25 Apr 1969
156BULL RUNT195723 Sep 195723 Sep 1957MA25 Apr 1969
157PAOLIT19572 Oct 19572 Oct 1957MA28 Jan 1966
158ABIQUAT195730 Sep 195730 Sep 1957MA12 Apr 1968
159FRENCH CREEKT19572 Oct 19572 Oct 1957MA29 Jan 1971
160LOGAN'S FORTT195730 Aug 195730 Aug 1957MA31 Jan 1972
161LONE JACKT19577 Oct 19577 Oct 1957MA/S29 Jan 1971
162MEMPHIST195713 Sep 195713 Sep 1957MA/S31 May 1971
163PARKERSBURGT195727 Sep 195727 Sep 1957MA5 Dec 1967
164PETROLITET19575 Sep 19575 Sep 1957MA18 Apr 1969

Class Notes:
All FY 1957.

Ship Notes:
T-AONameMANotes
153CUMBERLAND1736(ex-ESSO CUMBERLAND Oct 1956, ex-FORT CUMBERLAND 22 Nov 1946.) Completed 27 May 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 22 Sep 1955. To Marine Transport Lines 2 Oct 1956 for reactivation. To Army for Project Powerfloat (YFPA) 28 May 1966. Sold at Cam Ranh Bay to BU in Taiwan.
154LYNCHBURG1926(ex-ESSO LYNCHBURG Oct 1956, ex-STANVAC BRISBANE Feb 1951, ex-CHALMETTE 1948.) Completed 19 Jun 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 10 Oct 1955. To Marine Transport Lines 1 Oct 1956 for reactivation. To Army for Project Powerfloat (YFPA) 10 May 1966 but returned 6 Jun 1966. To buyer 9 Jun 1969, renamed MARINE DUVAL 12 Jun 1969, converted to liquid sulphur carrier 22 Apr 1970.
155ROANOKE1747(ex-ESSO ROANOKE Oct 1956.) Completed 14 Jul 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 29 Sep 1955. To Marine Transport Lines 1 Oct 1956 for reactivation. To buyer 28 Apr 1969, merc. BALTIMORE 18 Mar 1970 and converted to container ship. BU Mar 1985.
156BULL RUN354Completed 12 Jul 1943. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 16 Dec 1954. To Blidberg Rothchild Co. 3 Oct 1956 for reactivation. Renamed ANCHORAGE 15 Dec 1969. Sold 23 Apr 1981 to BU.
157PAOLI1770Completed 11 Nov 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 23 Mar 1955. To Marine Transport Lines 5 Oct 1956 for reactivation. [Midnight transfer recorded on VSC as 1 Dec 1956.] Renamed MARINE FLORIDIAN 28 Jan 1966, to buyer 2 Feb 1966, converted to molten sulphur carrier Jun 1967 retaining stern.
158ABIQUA548Completed 31 Oct 1943. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 15 Dec 1954. To T. J. Stevenson & Co. 10 Nov 1956 for reactivation. To buyer 22 Apr 1968, stern to merc. ABIQUA. Cypriot ASSOS 7 Dec 1973, BU Sep 1978.
159FRENCH CREEK1777Completed 20 Dec 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 31 May 1955. To Lykes Bros. SS Co. 13 Nov 1956 for reactivation. To Army for Project Powerfloat (YFPA) 7 Mar 1966 and used as mobile electric supply station at Cam Ranh Bay, sold there to BU in Taiwan, to buyer 6 Mar 1971.
160LOGAN'S FORT2431Completed 11 Apr 1945. Traded in by owner 24 Jun 1955. To Lykes Bros. SS Co. 9 Nov 1956 for reactivation. To Army for Project Powerfloat (YFPA) 3 Jun 1966. Sold at Cam Ranh Bay to BU in Taiwan.
161LONE JACK1767Completed 31 Oct 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 23 Dec 1954. To Marine Transport Lines 4 Oct 1956 for reactivation. To Army for Project Powerfloat (YFPA) 10 Mar 1966. Sold at Cam Ranh Bay to BU in Taiwan.
162MEMPHIS1745(ex-ESSO MEMPHIS Oct 1956.) Completed 28 Jun 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 6 Oct 1955. To T. J. Stevenson & Co. 12 Oct 1956 for reactivation. To Army for Project Powerfloat (YFPA) 28 May 1966. Sold at Qui Nhon, Vietnam, to BU.
163PARKERSBURG1731(ex-ESSO PARKERSBURG Oct 1956, ex-FORT CORNWALLIS 23 Oct 1946). Completed 27 Apr 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 5 Oct 1955. To Marine Transport Lines 2 Oct 1956 for reactivation. Renamed MARINE EAGLE 11 Dec 1967, converted to chemical carrier 1 Apr 1969. Sold 28 Apr 1984 to BU.
164PETROLITE1723(ex-HANGING ROCK 12 Aug 1946.) Completed 31 Jan 1944. Traded in by owner to MA (NDRF) 17 Dec 1954. To A. L. Burbank & Co. 3 Oct 1956 for reactivation. To buyer 21 Apr 1969. Renamed SEATTLE 5 Jan 1970. Sold 19 Oct 1984 to BU.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 18 Sep 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC