Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 246440
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 323.75
Width 50.00
Depth 26.42
Gross Tonnage 3805.00
Net Tonnage 2123.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00036

Vessel History

History Built as C1-M-AV1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Commission. Acquired by U.S. Navy on June 7, 1945 and commissioned on July 3, 1945. Departed New Orleans for Pacific on August 6, 1945 and served in Philippines, Australia, and Japan sectors. Decommissioned on January 30, 1946, at Yokosuka and transferred to U.S. Army for continued service in Japanese area. Reacquired by Navy on July 1, 1950 and after refitting at Mitsubishi Shipyard, Kobe, Japan, was assigned to Military Sea Transportation Service on February 28, 1951. Continued to serve in Far East (Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia), from 1951 through 1958. Was inactivated by the Navy on July 16, 1958 and transferred to the Maritime Commission on March 27, 1959.
Disposition Dropped from Record in 1960 and presumed scrapped.

Build Information

Builder Butler, Walter Shipbuilders, Inc.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
HENNEPIN (AK-187)1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S.NAVY
HENNEPIN (T-AK-187)1951-00-001959-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission1945-00-001945-00-00U.S.246440
U.S. Navy1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
U.S. Maritime Commission (Operator; Department of Army)1946-00-001951-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY
U.S. Maritime Commission (Dept. of Navy - Military Sea Transportation Service)1951-00-001959-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
U.S. Maritime Commission (Operator; Department of Commerce)1959-00-001960-00-00U.S.246440