Ready Reserve Force  - Alemeda, San Francisco, CA

Two images have been used to display this RRF. The larger area is created from older aerial photos, by Pictometry.                              The smaller by Satellite.

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AKR-293

SS Capella (T-AKR 293) is an Algol class vehicle cargo ship. She was built by Rotterdamsche D.D.Mij N.V. in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for Sea-Land Service, Inc. and named SS Sea-Land McLean. She was sold to the United States Navy on 16 April 1982 as USNS Capella (T-AK-293).

AKR-287

SS Algol (T-AKR 287) is an Algol class vehicle cargo ship. She was built by Rotterdamsche D.D.Mij N.V. in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for Sea-Land Service, Inc. and named SS Sea-Land Exchange. She was sold to the United States Navy in October 1981 as USNS Algol (T-AK-287).

 ACS-1

SS Keystone State (T-ACS-1) was built with a hull type (C4-S-1aq). She was built at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, CA. in 1965. She was converted to a Containership type (C6-S-1qc) in 1973, and traded-in to Maritime Administration. Operated by American President Lines until July 1982, and laid up in the NDRF, Suisun Bay, CA. and transferred James River, VA., renamed SS Keystone State in July 1984. Converted to a Crane Ship at De Foe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, MI. in 1987 and assigned to the (MSC) Ready Reserve Force, (RRF) and placed in service as SS Keystone State (ACS-1).

ACS-2

SS Gem State (T-ACS-2) was built with a hull type (C6-S-1aq). She was built at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, CA. in 1965. She was converted to a Crane Ship at De Foe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, MI., in 1984 and assigned (MSC) Ready Reserve Force, (RRF), placed in service as Gem State (ACS-2).

ACS-3

SS Grand Canyon State (T-ACS-3) was built with a hull type (C4-S-1aq) at National Steel and Shipbuilding, San Diego, CA. in 1965. and delivered to the Maritime Administration on 4 November1965. She was eventually renamed the SS Grand Canyon State (ACS-3) and assigned to the (MSC) Ready Reserve Force, (RRF) and placed in service in 1986. 

AKR-2044

MV Cape Orlando (AKR-2044) was built in 1980 at Kockums Varv Shipyards in Malmö, Sweden.The ship was sold to Zenit Dry Good Corp. and renamed the MV Zenit Eagle on June 28, 1983, and then resold again to AutoMar II Corp, 1983 and renamed once more to American Eagle. From there it was chartered under long-term contract to US department of Transportation and then brought over to the Ready Reserve Fleet on September 14, 1994.

AKR-1001 GTS Admiral W. M. Callaghan (AKR-1001) was built in 1967 by Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Chester, PA. and delivered to Sunexport Holding Corp. Purchased by the Maritime Administration in 1987 and laid up in NDRF James River Group, Lee Hall, VA. Assigned to (RRF) in 1988.
AKR-5065 SS Cape Mohican (T-AKR-5065) was built at General Dynamics Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1971. She was delivered on 16 March 1973 to Lykes Bros Steamship Co. for commercial service. Returned to the Maritime Administration on 20 March 1986, she was renamed Cape Mohican and designated T-AKR-5065.
AKR-5067 MV Cape Henry (AKR-5067) was built in 1979 with a (G2-Dsl - RO-RO) hull, by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan. Delivered to Ocean Transport and Trading Co. Purchased in 1986 by the US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration and assigned to MSC RRF as MV Cape Henry (AKR-5067)
AOT-9101

SS Petersburg (T-AOT-9101) was built in 1963 at Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point Yard, Baltimore, MD. and delivered for commercial service to Dover Tanker Corp. Delivered in 1981 to Charles Kutz & Co., Inc. and renamed ST Petersburg. Transferred to MARAD in 1987 and assigned to RRF.



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