Year Built
Official Number
Ship Yard
Permanente Metals
General Type
Military (Non Commercial)
Specific Type
Break Bulk
Ship Length
417.6 feet
56 feet
Mast Height
Net Tons
4380 tons
Gross Tons
7176 tons
Cargo Capacity
499573 square feet
Draft, Summer
Draft, Lightweight
Displacement, Summer
Displacement, Lightweight
Immersion, Summer
Immersion, Lightweight

Historical Narrative

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Vessel Name History

1943 - 1943: James W. Nye
1943 - 1973: Ganymede (AK-104)
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Event: Vessel Name Change
Date: 6/3/1943

Vessel name changed from JAMES W. NYE to GANYMEDE (AK-104) upon transfer to U.S. Navy
Event: Entry
Date: 10/1/1947

Vessel entered Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet for post-war lay-up.
Event: Acquisition
Date: 10/1/1947

Vessel surplussed from U.S. Navy
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 4/16/1973

Vessel withdrawn from Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet upon scrap sale to Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp. of Taiwan.

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