Category:Almdijk (ship, 1942)


ShipEdit

  • Type: C3-S-A2 freighter, completed as escort carrier, later converted to merchant ship
  • Built by: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula MS
  • Yard No: 294
  • Keel laid: 1941.05.15
  • Launched: 1942.05.22
  • Completed: 1942.12.31
  • Length over all: 492 ft
  • Beam:
  • GRT: 7800
  • DWT:
  • www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk
  • shipbuildinghistory.com

HistoryEdit

  • Ordered as C3-S-A2 freighter Mormacpenn
  • Taken over by U.S. Navy to be built as escort carrier USS Block Island (AVG-8)
  • Transferred to Royal Navy as Trailer
  • 1943.01.11 Commissioned in Royal Navy as HMS Hunter (D80)
  • 1945.12.29 Returned to U.S. Navy
  • 1947.01.17 Renamed Almdijk; Flag: Netherlands
    • Owner: Holland America Line
  • 1953 Renamed Almdyk
  • 1965.11.02 Arrived in Valencia, Spain, for scrapping

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