U.S. Navy and MC/MARAD Cargo Ships
(Updated 25 April 2011)

References:

US Amphibious Ships and Craft by Norman Friedman
Brochure on N/S Savannah, ASME – 15 Oct 1983.

EFC 1012

6,000 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1013

8,800 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1014

7,500 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1015

9,400 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1016

8,800 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1017

7,500 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1018

10,000 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1019

8,800 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1020

3,500 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1021

6,000 Deadweight Tons

EFC 1022 Type A “Hog Islander” Cargo Carrier

7,500 Deadweight Tons
380 ft length
54 ft beam
24 ft draft
2,500 SHP Steam Turbine
15 kt top speed

C1-A

C1-B

C1-S-AY1

C1-M-AV1

C1-MT-BU1

C1-ME-AV6

C1-M-AV8

EC2-S-C1 (Liberty Ship)

EC2-S-AW1 (Liberty Colliers)

Z-EC2-S-C2 (Tank Transport)

Notes: Same hullform as EC2-S-C1 Liberty Ships, but with larger hatches and strengthened loading gears.

Z-EC2-S-C5 (Boxed Aircraft)

Notes: Same hullform as EC2-S-C1 Liberty Ships, but with larger hatches and strengthened loading gears.

VC2-S-AP1 (Victory Ship)

5,500 SHP Steam Turbine

VC2-S-AP2 (Victory Ship)

6,000 SHP Steam Turbine

VC2-S-AP3 (Victory Ship)

VC2-M-AP4 (Victory Ship)

Notes: SS Emory Victory was the only ship of this class built.

VC2-S-AP5 (Haskell Class)

VC2-S-AP7 (Victory Ship)

C4-S-A4

C4-S-B1

P1-S2-L2 (APA-1 Class circa July 1945)

4,351 tons Light
6,510 tons Full Load
414' 4” LOA
8,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 2 Shafts
19 kt top speed
306,526 gallons of fuel oil
9,500 nm at 12 knots
446 Crew
Cargo:
845 Troops
400 Tons of Cargo
2,387 ft2 of Cargo
37,522 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
4 x 3”/50 Twin Mounts
2 x 40mm Twin Bofors
10 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
14 x LCVP
1 x LCPL
1 x LCPR

S4-SE2-BD1 (APA-71 Class circa July 1945)

4,247 tons Light
7,081 tons Full Load
426' LOA
6,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 2 Shafts
17.5 kt top speed
406,310 gallons of fuel oil
5,256 nm at 15 knots
356 Crew
Cargo:
986 Troops
600 Tons of Cargo
117,779 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
1 x 5”/38 Mount
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
10 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
13 x LCVP
1 x LCPL
1 x LCPR

LSV-1 Catskill (July 1945)

5,876 tons Light
7,600 tons Full Load
453' 10” LOA
11,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 2 Shafts
20.5 kt top speed
494,659 gallons of fuel oil
7,057 nm at 15 knots
490 Crew
Cargo:
825 Troops
126,765 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
2 x 5”/38 Mounts
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
20 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
14 x LCVP
1 x LCPL
1 x LCPR

C-2F (AKA-12 Class circa July 1945)

6,944 tons Light
11,600 tons Full Load
459' 3” LOA
6,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 1 Shaft
16.4 kt top speed
345,00 gallons of fuel oil
18,180 nm at 12 knots
344 Crew
Cargo:
190 Troops
4,605 tons of Cargo
23,212 ft2 of Cargo
383,047 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
1 x 5”/38 Mount
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
18 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
6 x LCM 6
3 x LCM 3
10 x LCVP
1 x LCPL

C2-S-B1 (AKA-15 Class)

6,556 tons Light
13,910 tons Full Load
459' 2” LOA
6,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 1 Shaft
16 kt top speed
449,301 gallons of fuel oil
16,046 nm at 12 knots
368 Crew
Cargo:
78 Troops
24,022 ft2 of Cargo
248,346 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
1 x 5”/38 Mount
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
18 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
6 x LCM 6
2 x LCM 3
13 x LCVP
1 x LCPL

C2-S-B1 (AKA 54 Class)

6,470 tons Light
11,130 tons Full Load
459' 3” LOA
6,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 1 Shaft
16.2 kt top speed
431,562 gallons of fuel oil
368 Crew
Cargo:
74 Troops
4,900 tons of cargo
302,209 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
1 x 5”/38 Mount
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
18 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
6 x LCM 6
2 x LCM 3
13 x LCVP
1 x LCPL

C2-S-AJ3 (AKA 64 Class)

6,318 tons Light
13,050 tons Full Load
459' 2” LOA
6,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 1 Shaft
16 kt top speed
438,000 gallons of fuel oil
368 Crew
Cargo:
62 Troops
5,275 tons of cargo
295,410 ft3 of Cargo
Weapons
1 x 5”/38 Mount
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
18 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
6 x LCM 6
2 x LCM 3
13 x LCVP
1 x LCPL

S4-SE (AKA 21 Class)

4,087 tons Light
6,800 tons Full Load
426' LOA
6,000 SHP Steam Turbine, 2 Shafts
17.8 kt top speed
370,000 gallons of fuel oil
9,500 nm at 12 kts
321 Crew
Cargo:
252 Troops
980 tons of cargo
9,596 ft2 of cargo
104,948 ft3 of cargo
Weapons
1 x 5”/38 Mount
4 x 40mm Twin Bofors
10 x 20mm Oerlikons
Small Craft
2 x LCM 3
13 x LCVP
1 x LCPL

C1-ME2-13a (Modified design for Ice Operation) (AK-271 Eltanin Class)

2,036 tons Light
4,942 tons Full Load
262 1/6 ft LOA
51.5' Beam
29' Draft
3,200 SHP Diesel Electric, 2 Shafts
13 kt top speed

C3-S-37a

C3-S-37c

C3-S-37d

C3-S-38a

C3-S-43a

C3-S-45a

C3-S-46a

C3-ST-14a (AKR 7 Comet Class) (1958)

7,605 tons Light
18,150 tons Full Load
499 ft LOA
78' Beam
28.75' Draft
13,200 SHP Steam Turbine, 2 Shafts
18 kt top speed
56 Crew

P2-N1-MA40a (Savannah Class) (1958)

11,850 long tons Light Ship
10,000 long tons Deadweight
9,250 long tons Cargo Deadweight
21,850 long tons Full Load Displacement
595' 6” LOA
78' Beam
29.5' Draft
22,000 SHP Nuclear Turbine, 1 shaft
21 kt cruise/service speed at 20,000 shp
24 kt maximum speed at 22,000 shp
300,000 nautical miles at 20 knots on one fuel load.
110 crew
746,000 cubic feet of General Cargo at 80.6 ft3 per ton.
N/S Savannah Brochure (461 KB PDF)

C4-S-1a (Mariner Class)

C4-S-1f

C4-S-1h

C4-S-1qa

C4-S-1t

C4-S-57a (American Challenger Class) (1959)

529' LWL
560' 6” LOA
75' '7” Beam
28' 6” Draft
7,470 tons Light Ship
21,053 tons Full Load
11,400 Gross DWT
18,150 SHP
22 kt top speed
15,700 nm at 20 knots endurance
3,671 tons of fuel (126,600 ft3)
Cargo:
599,000 cubic feet of Dry Cargo
43,900 cubic feet of Refrigerated Cargo
1,296 tons of liquids in deep tanks

C4-S-58a

C4-S-60a

C4-S-64a (American Challenger II Class)

C4-S-65a (Santa Lucia Class)

C4-S-66a

C4-S-69a (Seamaster Class)

C4-S1-49a (Grace-Combos Class)