A Navy REPLENISHMENT Ship
Procyon: A first-magnitude star in the constellation Canis Minor.
Class Stores Ship
Laid down, 15 April 1942, as SS Flying Scud,
a Maritime Commission type (C2-S-B1) hull,
under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 188) at Moore Dry Dock Co., Oakland, CA.
to MARAD in 1981 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Displacement 14,180 t.(fl) Length 460' Beam 63' Draft 26' 7"
Speed 16 kts. Complement 292 Armament  3"/50 gun mount
Propulsion cross-compound turbines, single propeller