VOLANS (AKS-9)


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
242696
Shipyard
South Portland Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Naval Auxiliary
Specific Type
AK Cargo Ship
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
417.6 feet
Beam
56.8 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
27.6 tons
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
Sold - Scrap

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Vessel Name History

1943 - 1943: Edward Preble
1943 - 1964: Volans (AKS-9)


Vessel Name History

EDWARD PREBLE

VOLANS (AKS-9)

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Event Date Content
Entry
6/24/1947
Withdrawal
12/17/1964 Sold for scrap to Union Metals Company

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