USNS Milford (T-AG-187)

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History
Name: SS Greeley Victory
Builder: Permanente Metals Yard No. 2, Richmond, California
Laid down: 24 May 1945
Launched: 4 July 1945
Fate: Scrapped, 1989
General characteristics [1]
Type: Type VC2-S-AP2 Victory ship
Displacement:
  • 4,512 long tons (4,584 t) light
  • 15,589 long tons (15,839 t) full load
Length: 455 ft (139 m)
Beam: 62 ft (19 m)
Draft: 29 ft (8.8 m)
Propulsion:
  • Cross-compound steam turbine
  • 8,500 shp (6,338 kW)
  • Single screw

USNS Milford (T‑AG‑187) was one of 12 ships scheduled to be acquired by the United States Navy in February 1966 and converted into Forward Depot Ships and placed into service with the Military Sea Transport Service, The Greeley Victory (MCV‑714) was chosen for this conversion and assigned the name Milford but the program was canceled and the ships were not acquired by the Navy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Priolo, Gary P. (2010). "Miscellaneous Auxiliary T-AG-187 Milford". navsource.org. Retrieved 4 July 2012.