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Ocklawaha
T2-SE-A2
Escambia Class Fleet Oiler:
Laid down, (date unknown), as a Maritime Commission type (T2-SE-A2) tanker hull under a
Maritime Commission contract at Marinship, Sausalito, CA;
Launched, (date unknown);
Commissioned USS Ocklawaha (AO-84), 9 March 1944;
Decommissioned, (date unknown);
Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown);
Transferred to the Maritime Commission for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet;
Reacquired by the Navy, c. 1948;
Operated under contract to Naval Transportation Service;
Placed In-Service by MSTS as USNS Ocklawaha (T-AO-84), 1 October 1949;
Placed Out-of-Service, (date unknown);
Transferred to the Maritime Administration for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet;
Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown);
Final Disposition, 09/02/1975 Sold for scrap to Luria Brothers Co., Inc..
( See photos below )
Specifications:
Displacement 5,782 t.(lt) 21,880 t.(fl);
Length 523' 6";
Beam 68';
Draft 30' 10";
Speed 15kts;
Complement 267;
Armament one 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount, four 3"/50 guns, four twin 40mm gun mounts,
four twin 20mm gun mounts;
Capacity 140,000 barrels;
Propulsion, turbo-electric, single screw, 8,000shp.

There is no DANFS History currently available for Ocklawaha (AO-84) at the Haze Gray & Underway
Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.

The Miramar Ship Index for "OCKLAWAHA"
IDNo:
6119780
Year:
1944
Name:
OCKLAWAHA
Keel:
10.02.1943
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
09.06.1943
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
09.03.1944

Tons:
10448
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
20
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A2
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Marinship Corp.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sausalito
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-16

Subsequent History:
-

Disposal Data:
09/02/1975 Sold for scrap to Luria Brothers Co., Inc.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
AO-84
6119780
1944
OCKLAWAHA
10448
-
U.S. Navy

 
"Ocklawaha".
 
"Sebec", left and "Ocklawaha"on the right.
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