ACHERNAR (AKA-53)


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
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Shipyard
Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock
General Type
Naval Auxiliary
Specific Type
AK Cargo Ship
MARAD Type
C2-S-B1
Ship Length
459.1 feet
Beam
63 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
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Gross Tons
6100 tons
Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
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Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Transferred - Foreign

Historical Narrative



Vessel Name History

CASTILLA


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Vessel Name History

ACHERNAR (AKA-53)

Mission

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Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
10/11/1962 Entered Hudson River Reserve Fleet
Acquisition
7/1/1963 MARAD took title from US Navy
Transfer
7/22/1964 MARAD transferred vessel to US Navy
Withdrawal
7/22/1964 Vessel departed fleet upon transfer to US Navy

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