|USNS Parkersburg (T-AO-163)|
|Builder:||Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. of Chester, Pennsylvania|
|Laid down:||30 December 1943|
|Launched:||12 April 1944|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs. Anne L. Curry|
|Displacement:||5,782 t.(lt) 21,880 t.(fl)|
|Length:||523 ft 6 in (159.56 m)|
|Beam:||68 ft (21 m)|
|Draught:||30 ft (9.1 m)|
|Propulsion:||turbo-electric, single screw. 8,000hp|
Fleet Oiler USS Parkersburg (AO-163) was laid down 30 December 1943 as MC hull 1731 by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. of Chester, Pennsylvania, and launched 12 April 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Anne L. Curry; and acquired by the War Shipping Administration.
This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.
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