VERITAS (AKA-50)


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Year Built
1945
Official Number
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Shipyard
Walsh-Kaiser Company
General Type
Naval Auxiliary
Specific Type
AK Cargo Ship
MARAD Type
S4-SE2-BE1
Ship Length
426 feet
Beam
58 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
--
Gross Tons
--
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
37 tons
Draft, Lightweight
37 tons
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Scrap

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Vessel Name History

VERITAS (AKA-50)

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Milestones


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Entry
6/29/1946 Entered Reserve Fleet at Lee Hall, VA (now James River Reserve Fleet)
Acquisition
6/29/1946 U.S. Navy declared vessel surplus and transferred back to the Maritime Commission
Withdrawal
11/17/1955 Vessel withdrawn from James River Reserve Fleet for repair work as part of the Emergency Ship Repair Program.
Entry
1/18/1956 Vessel entered Wilmington Reserve Fleet upon completion of repair work.
Disposition
11/16/1966 Vessel sold for scrap to Union Minerals and Alloys Corp.
Withdrawal
12/9/1966 Vessel withdrawn from Wilmington Reserve Fleet upon scrap sale

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