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  FS-177
USN
FP-Type
(FS-Type)

573 Tons
180' x 33' x 10'
Crew: 24
6 officers
6 gun crew
12 crew
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USN c1944-1946

Ship History
Built by Higgins Industries Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana. Commissioned during the middle of 1944. Originally classified as FP-Type (Freight and Cargo Type), later the designation was changed to FS-Type (Freight and Supply Type).

Wartime History
Assigned to the South-West Pacific Area.

Sinking History
On July 17, 1972 caught fire and sank without loss of life in the southern Philippines.

References
Wreck site FS-177 Cargo Ship 1944-1972

Army FP/FS Vessels

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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