USS Procyon AF-61
A Navy REPLENISHMENT Ship

Procyon: A first-magnitude star in the constellation Canis Minor.
Alstede 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.

Returned to MARAD in 1981 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Final Disposition, sold by MARAD, fate unknown


Displacement 14,180 t.(fl)  
Length 460'  Beam 63'  Draft 26' 7"
Speed 16 kts.   Complement 292   Armament [1] 3"/50 gun mount
Propulsion cross-compound turbines, single propeller





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Music by TIM BARRON SM3 1968-70 USS Kawishiwi AO-146