Lebanon II AK-191

Home
Naval Shopping
About MultiEducator
American History
World History
Election Central
NationbyNation
Primary Source Documents
20th Century Almanac
Aviation History
Navy History
Railroad History
America's Wars
Biographies

Amistadt

Civics

History of Israel
Other Links
About Historycentral
Advertise
Contact US

This Month in Naval History
Lebanon II AK-191

Lebanon II
(AK-191: dp. 2,382; 1. 338'6"; b. 50'; dr. 21'; s. 12 k.;
cpl. 85; a. 1 3", 6 20mm.; cl. Alamosa; T. C1-M-AV1)

The second Lebanon (AK-191) was laid down under a Maritime Commission contraet by Walter Butler Shipbuilding Co., Superior Wis., 15 Mag 1944; launched 14 October 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Charles E. Denny acquired by the Navy 25 August 1945, and commissioned at New Orleans 26 September 1945, Lt. Robert K. Stuart in command.

The end of World War II reduced the need for cargo ships and Lebanon decommissioned 15 November 1946. She was returned to the Maritime Commission the same day, was chartered to Lykes Bros. SS Co., Inc., and renamed Coastal Archer.

 

© 1999  MultiEducator, Inc.  All rights reserved
Report Problems here.

GO TO
Historyshopping.com
For Caps, Jackets,Parkas,
Polo Shirts, Plaques,

Windbreakers,,Sweatshirts
Fleece, Mugs and Mousepad.
The Perfect Source for Naval Gifts