Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
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 00328

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1952 (3917 gross - 2164 net). Tonnage change, 1962 (3805 gross - 2123 net).
History Built as C1-M-AV1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Commission. Acquired by U.S. Navy on June 5, 1945 and commissioned on June 26. Departed Gulfport, MS, and transited Panama Canal on July 27, arriving at Hollandia on September 2, 1945. Cleared for Brisbane on September 17, arriving there on September 17. Got underway for Manus September 25, arriving October 3. Following day cleared for Saipan, arriving October 10. Cleared for Okinawa on October 13, arriving on October 18, 1945. Sailed for the Marianas on November 1, and operated in that island group until departing for Panama Canal on January 13, 1946. Transited Canal on February 20 and arrived at Norfolk, VA, on March 1, 1946. Decommissioned at Norfolk on March 22, 1946; returned to Maritime Commission on March 26 for layup in the James River; stricken from Navy Register on April 12, 1946.
Disposition Sold to Taiwan shipbreakers; arrived at Kaohsiung on April 9, 1970, for scrapping.

Build Information

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


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
DENIS, ETIENNE1960-00-001962-00-00FRANCE
ROCKDALE (AK-208)1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Atlantic Far East Lines, Inc.1962-00-001970-00-00LIBERIA
Cie. de Navigation Denis Freres1960-00-001962-00-00FRANCE
Cie. des Messageries Maritimes1952-00-001960-00-00FRANCE
Herlof Andersens Rederi A/S1947-00-001952-00-00NORWAY
U.S. Maritime Commission1945-00-001945-00-00U.S.
U.S. Maritime Commission1946-00-001947-00-00U.S.
U.S. Navy1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY