Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 323.75
Width 50.00
Depth 29.00
Gross Tonnage 3805.00
Net Tonnage 2123.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00333

Vessel History

History Acquired by U.S. Navy in July, 1945, and operated by U.S.C.G. Placed in Reserve Fleet on May 23, 1946. Reacquired by U.S. Navy on February 2, 1947 and commissioned on May 27, 1947. Assigned to Alaska Sea Frontier, running Seattle to Alaska ports. From January-July, 1951, served mid-Pacific Trust Territories, and from August, 1951, to Janauary, 1952, was in Korean War Zone, running Japan to Korean ports. After general overhaul, departed Bremerton, WA, May 12, 1952, again to serve Japan to Korean ports. For the next several years served in Pacific, Pearl Harbor, and Japan. Arrived at Yokosuka, Japan, November 21, 1959, and was decommissioned there on December 5, 1959. Stricken from Navy Register, January 1, 1960.
Disposition Sold to Hugo Neu Steel Products Corp., New York, NY, on July 27, 1960, for scrapping.

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
SUSSEX (AK 213)1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
SUSSEX (AK 213)1947-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission1945-00-001945-00-00U.S.
U.S. Navy1945-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
U.S. Maritime Commission1946-00-001947-00-00U.S.
U.S. Navy1947-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY