Registry and Rig Information

Name FS-347
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. ARMY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 179.00
Width 32.00
Depth 14.16
Gross Tonnage 560.00
Net Tonnage 262.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00069

Vessel History

Rebuilds Documented as fishing craft in 1969 (167 x 32 x 11.66; 885 gross - 487 net). Tonnage change, January, 1979 (564 gross - 272 net).
History Acquired by U.S. Navy at Subic Bay, Philippine Islands, on February 21, 1947. Reclassified AG 137 (USS ROQUE) and commissioned at Guam on May 2, 1947. Served islands of Central Pacific. Reclassified AKL 8 (USS ROQUE) on March 31, 1949. Decommissioned at Guam on July 23, 1951, and loaned to Dept. of Interior. Stricken from Navy Register on January 29, 1952, and transferred to Dept. of Interior.
Disposition Foundered in position 11.00N x 130.34W, on August 10, 1982, in tropical storm \"Kristy;\" no lives lost.

Build Information

Builder Kewaunee Shipbuilding & Engineering Corp.
Place Built Kewaunee, WI
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
AG 137 (ROQUE)1947-00-001949-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
AKL 8 (ROQUE)1949-00-001952-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
ROQUE (Dept. of Interior)1952-00-001969-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Army1944-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY
U.S. Navy1947-00-001952-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Dept. of Interior (Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands)1952-00-001969-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Leo E. Correia1969-00-001982-00-00U.S.517753