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U.S.S. BARRETT (T-AP 196)

August 3, 2008

MORE TO COME

 

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Dave, on deck, heading to Guam.

 

 

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(Above) Document found on Ebay from a sailors’ journey on the  Barrett.

The U.S.S. Barrett, on it’s “Final Journey”

 

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http://www.apl.com/history/timeline/stat7.htm

Class/Design – P2-S1-DN3 (V-2000)

President Adams (Third)

Built 1952 by New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, New Jersey. Hull No. 486. O/N never documented
LOA=533’9″, LBP=499’6″, B=73’3″, D=48’11”, Draft=27’2″
Displacement=17,600 LT, Deadweight=6,898 LT, Gross tonnage=13,319
Cargo capacity: 570,000 Cu Ft., Passengers: 228, Speed=19 knots 
Machinery: Single screw, geared steam turbine, 13,700 HP. Two B&W WT boilers.
Requisitioned by the Navy while under construction and completed as a troop transport. Renamed U.S.S. GEIGER (T-AP 197). Transferred to the Maritime Administration on April 27, 1971 and laid up. Loaned to Massachusetts Maritime Academy 1980 and renamed BAY STATE. Following a serious fire vessel was scrapped in 1983.

President Hayes (Third)

Built 1952 by New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, New Jersey. Hull No. 487. O/N never documented
LOA=533’9″, LBP=499’6″, B=73’3″, D=48’11”, Draft=27’2″
Displacement=17,600 LT, Deadweight=6,898 LT, Gross tonnage=13,319
Cargo capacity: 570,000 Cu Ft., Passengers: 228, Speed=19 knots 
Machinery: Single screw, geared steam turbine, 13,700 HP. Two B&W WT boilers.
Requisitioned by the Navy while under construction and completed as a troop transport for use in the Korean War. Renamed U.S.S. UPSHUR (T-AP 198). Continued in Navy service until transferred to the Maritime Administration on April 2, 1973 and simultaneously retransferred to the Maine Maritime Academy and renamed STATE OF MAINE

President Jackson (Third)

Built 1952 by New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, New Jersey. Hull No. 485. O/N never documented
LOA=533’9″, LBP=499’6″, B=73’3″,D=48’11”, Draft=27’2″
Displacement=17,600 LT,Deadweight=6,898 LT, Gross tonnage=13,319
Cargo capacity: 570,000 Cu Ft.,Passengers: 228, Speed=19 knots 
Machinery: Single screw, geared steam turbine, 13,700 HP. Two B&W WT boilers.
Requisitioned by the Navy while under construction and completed as a troop transport for use in the Korean War. Renamed U.S.S. BARRETT (T-AP 196). Continued in Navy service until transferred to the Maritime Administration in March 1973. Loaned to New York State Maritime College 1973 and renamed EMPIRE STATE V, later EMPIRE STATE.

Jackson 

 

 

U.S.S. Barrett, used as a troop transport during Korean War