GENERAL  S. D. STURGIS

AP   137

 

BUILT:  1943  BEAM:  71'-6"  DRAFT:  26' 6"
LENGTH:  522'-10"   CARGO [cu ft]:  70,000 PASS [troop ship]:  3,343
PROPULSION: Turbine   RADIUS [miles]: ?? TONS:  17,250
TYPE:   C4 SPEED [knots]:  16.5 DEPENDENTS / JAPAN: ??

Named in honor of General Samuel Davis Sturgis (June 11, 1822 September 28, 1889) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican-American War, as a Union general in the American Civil War, and later in the Indian Wars.

Sold for scrapping, 6 February 1980, to Kai Sheng Steel Enterprise Corp., Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Ref:  http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/22/22137.htm 

 

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