Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 306.00
Width 36.08
Depth 13.50
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00291

Vessel History

History Rig: High Speed TransportCommissioned on June 12, 1945. Came back onto Great Lakes as part of \"Operation Inland Seas\" (Task Force 47) to celebrate the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, May 27-August 3, 1959. Was first combat vessel to transit New Seaway. Transferred to Nationalist Chinese Navy at Tsoying, Taiwan, on May 16, 1960, and removed from Navy list same day.
Laid down as DE-718.

Build Information

Builder Defoe Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Bay City, MI
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistry
TIEN SHAN (315)1960-00-00TAIWAN

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Taiwanese Navy1960-00-00TAIWAN
United States Navy1945-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY