Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 246633
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 00325

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1947 (3193 gross - 2710 net).
History Built as C1-M-AV1 class cargo vessel for U.S. War Shipping Administration. Acquired by U.S. Navy, January 22, 1945, and commissioned at Houston, TX, February 7, 1945. Departed from Panama Canal, March 21, 1945, and arrived at Zamboanga, Philippines, via Ulithi, on May 11, 1945. Took part in invasion of Balikpapan, via Tawi Tawi (Sulu Archipeligo), on July 1, 1945, then departed Borneo for Morotai and Philippines on July 10, 1945. Called at Manus, Manila, and Guiuan, Samar, to discharge cargo; departed November 19, 1945, for Panama Canal and Norfolk, VA. Decommissioned on January 25, 1946, and returned to Maritime Commission on January 29, 1946. Stricken from Navy Register on March 12, 1946.Operated under charter by Cosmopolitan Shipping Co., Inc., New York, NY, 1946-1947.

Build Information

Builder Smith, Leathem D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
POINSETT (AK 205)1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab1947-00-001952-00-00NORWAY
Korea Shipping Corp., Ltd.1952-00-001977-00-00SOUTH KOREA
New Asia Shipping Co., Ltd.1977-00-00SOUTH KOREA
U.S. Maritime Commission1944-00-001945-00-00U.S.246633
U.S. Maritime Commission1946-00-001947-00-00U.S.246633
U.S. Navy1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY