GENERAL NELSON M. WALKER
[FORMERLY ADM HENRY THOMAS MAYO]
Named in honor of Adm Henry Thomas Mayo, USNA Class 1876, C-in-C Atlantic Fleet, WW I.
Decommissioned May 1946 and returned to the Maritime Commission. Then transferred to the Army Sea Transportation Service and renamed in late 1940's as General Nelson M Walker. Reacquired by the Navy in 1950 for MSTS.
Made trips to Yokohama as early as Oct 1945.
Believed to be in storage at James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, VA.
Above photo provided by Keith Fannon, U. S. Air Force, [firstname.lastname@example.org] who made trip from California to Naha, Okinawa aboard this ship in May-June 1950.