Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 246837
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 00327

Vessel History

History Acquired by U.S. Navy, April 17, 1945, on loan-charter basis, at Port Houston and converted to Navy use. Commissioned on April 22, 1945. Arrived at Leyte Gulf, July 17, 1945 and operated in Philippine Islands. Departed there November 9, 1945; transited Panama Canal, December 6, 1945, bound for Norfolk, VA. Decommissioned at Mobile, AL, January 23, 1946, and returned to U.S. Maritime Commission. Placed in National Defense Reserve Fleet until sold in 1971.Built as C1-M-AV1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Disposition Sold on December 15, 1971, for $35,000, to Pyramid Ventures Group, Inc., New Orleans, LA, for \"non-Transportation\" use.

Build Information

Builder Smith, Leathem D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
RICHLAND (AK 207)1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission1945-00-001945-00-00U.S.246837
U.S. Maritime Commission1946-00-001971-00-00U.S.246837
U.S. Navy1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY