KINGS POINTER


Default Generic Ship Image
Year Built
1944
Official Number
Ship Yard
Walsh-Kaiser Company
General Type
Passenger Ship
Specific Type
Troop/Training Ship
MARAD Type
S4-SE2-BE1
Ship Length
426 feet
Beam
58 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
3288 tons
Gross Tons
5850 tons
Cargo Capacity
11600 square feet
Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
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Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
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Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Historical Narrative



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Vessel Name History

1944 - 1946: Devosa (AKA-27)
1946 - 1966: Kings Pointer
Mission

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Milestones


Event: Vessel Name Change
Date: 4/2/1946

Vessel name changed from DEVOSA (AKA-47) to KINGS POINTER upon being transferred back to the Maritime Commission; the vessel was delivered to USMMA to be used as a training ship.
Event: Entry
Date: 5/14/1947

Vessel entered the reserve fleet at Lee Hall, Virginia (now James River Reserve Fleet) for lay up.
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 11/3/1954

Vessel was removed from the reserve fleet and sent to the shipyard as part of the 1954 repair program.
Event: Entry
Date: 11/5/1955

Vessel entered the Wilmington Reserve Fleet for lay up following repairs.
Event: Sold
Date: 7/14/1966

Vessel sold to be scrapped to the Boston Metals Company.
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 8/6/1966

Vessel departed Wilmington Reserve Fleet following scrap sale

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Documents


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