Namakagon AOG-53 - History

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Namakagon
(AOG-53: dp. 1,841 (It.);1. 310'9";b. 48'6";dr. 15'8";s. 14 k.; cpl. 124; a. 4 3"; cl. Patapsco)

Namakayon (AOG-53) was laid down 1 August 1944 by Cargill, Inc., Savage, Minn., Iaunched 4 November 1944 sponsored bv Mrs. Alfred J. Scobba, and commissioned 18 June 1945, [t. (jg) Milton R. High in command.

The gasoline tanker Namakagon completed her Gulf coast shakedown and, having filled her tanks at Baytown, Tex., departed for the Pactfic, 19 July 1945. She arrived at Pearl Harbor as hostilities in the Pactfic ceased and on 20 August continued on to Midway. Based at Pearl Harbor, she carried fuel to various islands of the Pactfic, including Johnston, Canton, Marcus, Truk, Guam, Saipan, Okinawa, Peleliu, and Kyushu, for over 18 months, then returned to the west coast.

In early June, 1947, she completed overhaul at San Pedro and on the 9th steamed north to her new homeport, Kodiak, Alaska. From there and from ports in Washington, she carried passengers and mixed oargo as she operated a gasoline provisioning shuttle to naval bases and stations on the ooast and
in the Aleutians. Detached from Kodiak in 1953, she returned to Pearl Harbor, whence she operated until June 1957. She then sailed to Mare Island where she decommissioned, 20 September 1957, and entered the Pactfic Reserve Fleet.

On 27 June 1962, custody of Namakagon was transferred to the Commandant, 12th Naval District for activation, following which, she was transferred, under the Military Aid Program, to the Royal New Zealand Navy, 5 October 1962. Commissioned as HMNZS li~ndeavour (A-184), an Antarctic supply ship, she has delivered fuel to research bases on the seventh continent, bringing over 1 million gallons each year to McMurdo Sound alone, since 1963.


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Taipei Air Station

Here's how it looked Back in the Day, of April-May 1969.


Fishing boats tied up as far as you can see.

Good haul of seafood today.
Naval ship of some type. Anyone recognize her.
Good view of the harbor. Check the running lights on the mast, and 2 lines of radio antenna.
Look at that tanker! Could be hauling just about anything, probably crude oil.

What's up on the top of that hill? Maybe a Pagoda or is that a light house?

Let's get those fish out of the hold.
What's in the box, every one's attention seems to be drawn to the box.(Clarence reports the box contains eel.)
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Sorting fish and seafood.
Clarence's favorite photo of the port area. It looks like the boat Captain has started the engine. It's time to head out for the fishing grounds and these boys have probably been told to get off the boat. But, these youngsters may be heading out with the boat, there surely must be jobs for boys of this age to do on a fishing vessel, and child labor was not uncommon during this time in Taiwan.

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On the hill, tt's a light house!

The Navy ship is a gasoline tanker. This is the info I gleaned from Wikipedia:

USS Namakagon (AOG-53) was a Patapsco-class gasoline tanker built for the United States Navy during World War II. In some sources, the ship's name is also spelled Namakogon. After her decommissioning from the U.S. Navy in 1957, the former Namakagon served as Antarctic supply vessel HMNZS Endeavour (A814) for the Royal New Zealand Navy (1962�), and as ROCS Lung Chuan for the Republic of China Navy. Lung Chuan ended active service when she was decommissioned from the Republic of China Navy in 2005.

The former Namakagon was leased to the Republic of China Navy in 1971 and renamed ROCS Lung Chuan (AOG-515).[1] Her pennant number was later changed to AOG-507. Although Lung Chuan remained in the custody of the Republic of China Navy, the vessel was returned to the U.S. on paper in 1976, struck from the American Naval Vessel Register on 15 April, and sold back to the Republic of China. Lung Chuan was decommissioned on 1 April 2005 at Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Her final disposition is unknown.

The dates of the photos do not jib with the date that Taiwan acquired this ship, so I may be all wet in my assumption here. :)

Unfair to look at. Those days were indeed horrible.

@epm training, I do not understand you comment. Please help me understand.

For me, and most of the folks I know that were in Taiwan during "those days" consider them some of the best days of our lives.

This will help us understand your comment . I was in Kaohsiung 1968 & 1969 I know about some of the problems .

In last photo, there is a propaganda poster with two columns of eight Chinese characters on the electric pole. Each column has four Chines characters.

Characters in right column are 「不聽匪俄」.

「匪」means「bandit」. It refers to Communist China.

Evidently these four characters are only an upper part of a sentence.

I guess the whole sentence must be something like 「Don't listen to propaganda of Communist China and Russia」or「Don't listen to radio programs of Communist China and Russia」.

The first character of the left column is「不」.It means 「Don't」.

I can't recognize the second character because two wires cover it. But I'm sure it must be a verb.

The third and fourth charters are 「反動」. It means 「reactionary」or「counter-revolution」. It's an
adjective and must be followed by an object which is not shown in this photo.

Interesting photo, interesting political propaganda poster. It reminds me of my childhood in Kauhsiung City.

In the box next to the boat are probably White Beltfish, 白帶魚, a member of the cutlassfish family. They look like eels and are considered prized food fish in Asia. I loved them fried.
Great pics and thanks for sharing.

This is what I found about AOG-507 or ROCN or the Chang-Bai from the National Repository of Cultural Heritage:
民國50年4月24日上午10點40分,美國贈送我國一艘中型油艦,在高雄左營海軍基地碼頭舉行舉行交接典禮和成軍典禮,美國方面由美國駐華軍援顧問團團長戴倫少將代表贈送給我國,由我國參謀總長彭孟緝上將(民國前5年 8月17日出生,曾擔任台灣省警備司令、 陸軍總司令、參謀總長、國防部長、總統府戰略顧問等軍職,其軍人官職最高為陸軍一級上將,一生中引人爭議的則是「二二八事件」中所扮演角色;民國86年12月20日,病逝於台北榮民總醫院,享年91歲)代為接受,我國將這艘郵件命名為「長白號」(原名為「Pecatouica」,編號為「AOG-57」,由美國的「Cargill」所建造;贈送給我國後改為「長白號」,編號為「AOG-307」,我國首任艦長為韓瑛中校;其功績在二次大戰中擔任美國航空飛行器補油的運輸工具)──舉行移交典禮的一景。

Original URL along with a photo of it being transferred from USN to ROCN:
http://nrch.cca.gov.tw/ccahome/search/search_meta.jsp?xml_id=0004506596&dofile=cca100062-hp-kh2002_019_140_0002-i.jpg

1st photo: The place is called 「鼓山漁港」.

We can see a small hill in this photo. Beyond the other side of this small hill is Taiwan Strait. And the beach on the other side of this hill is Shi Tze Wan (西子灣).

In 1969 when this photo was taken, somewhere in the deep end of Shi Tze Wan was President Chiang Kai-shek 's resort.

In summer of 1975 righ after Chiang's death, the place was opened to the public.

Three years later, National Sun Yat-sen University (國立中山大學)was established in that place.

About 400 meters away from the point this photo was taken now stands a terminal station of Kauhsiung Mass Rapid Transit System.

3rd photo:Naval ship 507 was anchoring at Pier 13. Out of Pier 13 is Chi Shan Third Road(七賢三路), a short bustling street with tens of bars on both sides in that time. Also Sea Dragon Club stood on the north side of this street.

During Vietnam War period, if you walked down this street, you would see more US sailers than local people.

5th photo: A huge tanker was just sailing through the mouth of Kaohsiung Harbor into inner space.

The cliff with a lighthouse on it is the north end of Chi Jin Island(旗津島).

That cliff was restricted military area in 1969. A small number of Chinese Marine Corps garrison was stationed in that area.

About 15 years ago (I'm not sure ), this area was opened to the public.

Three years ago I visited Chi Jin Island and climbed all the way up to the lighthouse. I found that the cliff had some underground bunkers, machine gun nests, tunnels here and there.

That day I stood at the top of the lighthouse and overlooked Kaohsiung Harbor. I found one of Taiwan's two submarines
bought from Holland anchoring at Pier 13.

6th and 7th photo: We can see a three-story concrete building and a wooden tower were connected by something like a bridge.

That concrete building was an ice factory and the bottom of the ''bridge'' was paved with rollers.

Huge ice cubes were sent from a higher point at the concrete building to a lower point at the wooden tower by sliding through that ''bridge''.

Ice cubes were made for fishing boats' freezers.

9th photo: Things in the box look like 白帶魚 to me. They don't look like eels

白帶魚 is common and ordinary in Taiwan and East China.

Sea eels are way precious and expensive than 白帶魚. It is very hard to get a whole box of sea eels in one fishing trip.

Last photo: when this photo was taken I was about the age of the left one of the three boys.


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History of Cable & Surrounding Areas

Historical References:
*Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival: Celebrating 30 years – 2012
*Forest Lodge Library: National Register of Historic Places & Celebrated 85 years in 2010
*Lakewoods Resort: Celebrated 100 years – 2007

History of the Surrounding Area
European explorers have traveled the waterways and trails of Bayfield County since the mid-1600s, about the same period that foreigners settled the east coast.

It was 1659 when Radisson and Groselliers, two Frenchmen from Three Rivers, Canada, hired Indians to take them via canoe across Lake Superior to the Head of the Chequamegon Bay.

Interested in buying furs, they traveled forest paths (a four-day hike) and water routes to the large Chippewa Indian village of Lac Courte Oreilles. In letters, they mentioned the beauty of Lake Superior and the forest, but it was greed that drove them. Hundreds of canoes loaded with furs were transported to ships and sent to Europe.

Bayfield County supplied the beaver fur for hats for much of the European royalty. It was a lucrative business for Frenchmen for many years. Some of them were killed by the Indians, some returned to Canada, and many lived with Indian wives and were absorbed into the tribes.

Following the fall of Quebec, the English did some fur trading. They lost the territory following the Revolutionary War. The United States claimed the land, which incidentally still belonged to the Indians. In 1842, the Chippewa ceded it to the United States.

In 1831, Henry Schoolcraft, a government Indian agent, traveled the area and left an interesting account of his adventures. To try to prevent war between the Sioux and the Chippewa, he paddled the waterways south from Chequamegon Bay. He wrote, “This lake is about eight miles long and of irregular width. We went, thence by portage into Turtle Lake (Lake Owen Swamp), Price Lake, Ferry Lake the rivers Namakagon to St. Croix and down to the Mississippi.” The Owens and Frank Drummond traveled this same route in 1879 when they were cruising timber.

Because there were no roads, the logical answer to the transportation problem was the railroad. The rail line from Hudson to Spooner was completed in December of 1879, to Cable in November of 1880, Drummond in 1882 and GrandView in 1884. Cable became a railroad center with 500 to 700 workers using it as their headquarters. It was a hastily-constructed town of crude buildings, occupied by rail track men, lumberjacks, fishermen, drummers and tourists. It was a town of saloons, hotels, boarding houses and a couple of general merchandise stores. A fire in 1882 destroyed the village and a new town emerged from the ashes. The railroad construction crews were gone and people interested in making homes and establishing businesses acquired the land. By 1900 there was a mixture of nationalities settled in the vicinity. Many of the townspeople worked for the railroad, but there were also tradesmen, farmers, doctors, teachers and real estate agents. These first settlers became aware that they were in a country where city folks longed to vacation- it was a tourist’s mecca.

The mill towns Drummond, Grand View (Pratt), and Namakagon were very different from Cable. German, Swedish, Norwegian and Irish people were recruited to work in these towns, and became the earliest settlers. They became family towns and today, descendants of those first settlers still live here.

For more historical information, please visit these resources:

Drummond Public Library & Historical Museum
Phone: 715-739-6290 (Library) 715-739-6500 (Museum) | Website
The library was founded in 1926, but been housed in the new building since 2001 located in the town of Drummond. The new space was designed to resemble the old Rust Owen Company Store & currently shares the space with the Drummond Historical Museum.

The library provides internet access, current and best selling children and adult materials, and a very large collection of popular videos. A reading program is held each summer for children.

The museum depicts the history of Drummond, a company town. The collection features historic photographs and artifacts from the logging camps and mill operations, giving insight into the lives of area pioneer families. It also includes a wildlife collection featuring birds and animals indigenous to the area. The Museum is available for private tours (if interested please call for appointment).

Cable Natural History Museum Phone: 715-798-3890 | Website
A must for every visitor is the Cable Natural History Museum, with wildlife displays, including birds of prey, songbirds, mammals and insects. The museum has a regular summer lecture and field trip series. Many special workshops and outdoor programs offer natural history and science education for all ages.

(Located in Cable, WI) CNHM has a new building with environmentally green architecture & technology aspects. Connecting people to the northwoods nature through educational experiences that inspire wonder, discovery & responsibility.

Cable/Namakgaon Historical Museum Phone: 715-798-5070 | Website
Come visit us at The Cable/Namakagon Historical Museum and take a step back in time and explore the area’s rich history. The museum was built around 1905 and initially used as a potato warehouse. Later the building was used as a warehouse by the lumber company, an apartment, office building, and as an ice cream parlor before it was donated to the Cable/Namakagon Area Historical Society and turned into a museum. “The little museum with big history”.

Since the Cable/Namakagon Historical Museum opened its doors to the public in 2005, it has offered a variety of historical exhibits and shows. The main exhibit themes are immigration, logging and agriculture, Native American culture and tourism. It presents special events such as the youth history program, quilt shows, Native American art, cultural events and others. The building is located in the town of Cable.

Forest Lodge Library Phone: 715-798-3189 | Website
This historical hand-hewed log library is located next to the Cable Natural History Museum in the town of Cable and was built in 1925. In 2000, the library was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It became a joint library of Cable & Namakagon Communities in 2007. This full service public library offers internet access, an excellent children’s section and Wisconsin and Native American sections. Children’s programs are held during the summer. 2010 marked the 85th Anniversary Celebration.


Walleye Project

Hello All! Mid Summer and we are still making progress. If you haven’t seen the 8 Fish sticks installed this last winter you should look at the North end of Paines Island, and on the Bays around Lakewoods, and a nice one south of Bucks Island. Should be something hiding under each of them now and they become better fish habitat with time. Nineteen or more are planned for this winter and hopefully more in the future. Each is either a three or five tree complex. They create great bio-mass, food for fish, and hiding spots for a variety of fish. Research shows that Walleyes do better with a healthy Yellow Perch population, and yellow perch hang their eggs on woody structure! Additionally, current understanding is Woody structure retains sight feeders in the shallows allowing young of year Walleyes time to develop and move to deeper weedlines. Fish Sticks create fish food, fish habitat, and hold sight feeders!

More Habitat news, the Peichel Family completed their 70ft shore line buffer. Less chemicals and run off in the lake, less mowing! Healthy Lakes Grants, and Bayfield County Land and Water Conservation supported this effort. Peichels are on the east side of Bear Point in the Bay. Honk, when you motor through! Lol.

If you are interested in Shoreline Buffers, or Fish Sticks on your shoreline give me a call I’ll be more than happy to stop by and explain the program. The program is largely funded by Grants, and small Donations from the Town, and Namakagon Lake Association. Call me Mike D’Andrea at 715 794 2949.

On the Stocking front We now have healthy fingerlings, our eggs came from mostly young Namakagon females at 14-15 inches, so we believe these fish were in their first or second year of spawning so the eggs were healthy, but small, and they produced smaller than normal fry. NADF from UWSP, and the Red Cliff Hatchery did the hatching. Now, our fry are 2” fingerlings, and it looks like we will stock 12-15,000 8” Extended length Fingerlings in the fall. That will equal 4-5 walleyes per acre! When the Fishery Initiative Began we had a population of only 2.3 Walleyes per acre.

So there you are, hopefully fall stocking goes well, and everyone enjoys the lake this summer!

SUMMER 2019

Harvest of 7 quarts of walleye eggs, which was less than goal, but still deemed successful. Collaboration with WDNR suggested options for next year may increase harvest of eggs to go into stocking program. Plan would be to alternate years with large and small restocking based on success in prior experiences. As of June, there are 20,000 fry in pond and the plan is to grow all of them to an extended length. The number that will grow and be stocked this fall cannot be determined. There will be ongoing need for substantial financial resources and fund raising will need to be a continual activity to support the initiative to restock walleyes in Lake Namakagon. The current fund has >$30,000 but a portion of this will be used for stocking this year.

SPRING 2019

With the temperature low this morning, at -23 below, it’s hard to think of spring, but it’s coming soon. We hope. Plans are in place this spring to harvest eggs and milk from Namakagon Walleyes, hatch them, raise fry, to fingerlings, and then to extended length (6-8”) Walleyes for stocking. The Goal will be to stock 30,000 extended length Walleyes late September 2019. The fish will be raised at the UWSP, Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility, in Red Cliff. I will be organizing with the facility director 1 to 2 tours to visit the facility, and our fish this summer. It’s a fascinating facility, and hopefully many will be interested in seeing this place, and the fish. We do have an opportunity to construct some fish stick complexes yet this winter in a few locations on the shorelines of a few of our property owners. With success this next year of seeking grants, our environmental efforts to improve habitat will expand. The goals are to build shoreline buffers and add fish stick complexes where welcomed. These actions keep our lake cleaner, and add more yellow perch and biomass for fish. Keep in mind, grants can help on our environmental efforts, but our fish stocking comes from you! NLA is a 501c3, and we still need donations for our stocking efforts in 2019. Thank you all for your contributions. Finally, we hope to have a Walleye Banquet this spring. Stay tuned for details. This will be a fun fundraising event.

SUMMER 2018

Annual Program “Walleye – State of the Lake” presented by Mike D’Andrea. Chair Namakagon Walleye Project. He presented the history of the walleye density on the lake and the recent data showing that the numbers have now dropped to 2.3 walleye/acre. There is recognition from the tribes and the DNR that these numbers are too low. Scott Toschner feels this is a natural walleye lake and there is strong support to bring Lake Namakagon back to 5 walleye/acre or better density. While there has been significant concern that tribal spearing has been a major source of the drop in numbers, hook and line fishing harvests 3 times the numbers of the tribal take. Extensive communication and meetings over the past months have resulted developing a fisheries initiative with three initiatives.

1. Environmental – Focusing on improving the environment for walleye. There are grant dollars available to land owners focusing on woody structures to keep bait fish closer to shore to allow development of walleye. Anyone interested in having additional wood structures dropped into the waters near their land should contact Mike D’Andre. This is different than the fish sticks, but does require trees from more than 35 feet from shore and would not use shoreline trees.

2. Decreased harvesting – Tribes have cut their harvest by 50%. Signs will be posted asking anglers to consider catch and release or decreasing their harvest. Mr. D’ Andrea estimated that in 2017, the tribes took 1300 walleye, while fisherman took 2900, which is estimated to be 57% of the walleye population.

3. Stocking – Mr. D’Andre discussed options for stocking and why we were unable to stock in 2018. Also Muskie stocking continues, but is not the reason for the drop in Walleye on the lake as the primary food source of muskie is perch. Partnerships have been developed with the tribes from Red Cliff and Bad River as well as UW Steve’s Point, which has a state of the art facility for developing walleye. There is an opportunity for a fall stocking but will cost $5000. Optimal size for stocking is 6-8 inches. Going forward there is an opportunity to stock for the next 3 years at a cost of $20,000 year (goal is 20,000 6-8 inch walleye per year). Recent experience has 40% success rate at near by lake. There is a meeting on September 25th to further discuss the topic.

NLA WALLEYE INITIATIVE 2017

FISHERY INITIATIVE
November of 2017 the most recent GLIFWC Fishery data was released and the numbers show a significant decline in Walleye numbers in the Lake. Numbers were down to 2.3 per acre. At this release, the NLA board, local business owners, and concerned residents met and created the Namakagon Lake Fishery Initiative. Scott Toshner our DNR fisheries biologist, along with interested members have created this document to guide our successful rejuvenation of this significant Walleye Fishery. Mark Luehring GLIFWC biologist is working with the Tribes, (Bad River, and Red Cliff) and they share all of our same concerns and want to work with us, as this is important to all who love this wonderful Fishery. The goal is to return our numbers to a long standing population level of 5 adult Walleyes per acre. Both Habitat improvement and stocking will be utilized. Certainly, harvest needs to be addressed and we are working on a number of tactics affecting harvest. This is a great natural Walleye Lake and we need to help it right now.

If you want to help immediately, creating buffers on some of your shoreline would be fantastic. We will be exploring the opportunity for Woody Habitat starting this summer also. Not all is lost, the NLA is “on it”, and taking action, and the Walleye recruitment years were quite positive in 2016, so look for fair numbers coming soon. For any questions you can call me, Mike D’Andrea, and I’ll do my best to provide answers.


OHISTORY

It was the summer of 1961 and Bill and Ruth Sykes were vacationing in Hayward, Wisconsin with their family. At a loss of things to do on a rainy day and fish not biting, Bill decided to visit one of the local realtors and look at resorts for sale. As the day progressed, Bill and Ruth ended up looking at several resorts, Mogasheen being the last. Ruth recalls standing on the little dock at Mogasheen and looking out onto the bay and telling Bill, IF we were to buy a resort, this would be the only one I would consider. Ruth couldn’t believe her husband was really considering buying a resort in Northern Wisconsin when they had four kids from 3 – 8 years of age, a new home, a construction business in Illinois and no money for a down payment.

Their vacation continued, so did the months following with the dream of Mogasheen in the back of Bill’s head. In September they scraped up a minimal down payment, returned for another look and gave the owners an offer. There was already another interested party, so there was another 2 month wait until the offer was finally accepted.

Bill and Ruth signed the papers to purchase Mogasheen Lodge from George and Gladys Phillips in January of 1962. Thus begins the first year for the Sykes’ family adventures in the northwoods.

When they took over Mogasheen, there were seven cottages and their home (Pine). From 1962 to 1973 they added four additional cottages, but ran the resort only during the summer months. The decision was then made to move to Wisconsin full-time in 1973. In that transition from summer business to year-round business, Bill added the new home/office/swimming pool area and the new tennis court area, plus moved three cabins.

Bill and Ruth retired to the home next to the resort in 1994 while daughter Patsy and her husband Henry and three children took over the business. Henry and Patsy have continued the “Sykes” tradition with offering a quality family vacation to all their guests in comfortable cottages, beautiful grounds and great recreational amenities. In 2012 the Sykes family celebrated the family’s 50th anniversary at Mogasheen and hope for another 50 years! To help reach that goal, Henry and Patsy’s son John, wife Stephanie and daughter Ellie joined the Mogasheen staff in 2018.

Into the Future

We take pride in maintaining our cottages and amenities for our guests. There is continual work being done in the cottages to still maintain their northwoods charm, but to offer the comforts and conveniences of home.

This is the history of Mogasheen Resort and how it all began, experience a wonderful family getaway and make your own history here at this Wisconsin Resort. Mogasheen Resort is a traditional family vacation destination in wisconsin.


Herbert Andrew Cote, 87, of Robins, died June 1, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. A memorial service will be Saturday, June 11, at Memorial Park Funeral Home North, Gainesville, Ga. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m., with services at 2 p.m.

Born June 30, 1928, in New Haven and raised in Hamden, Conn., Herbert was the only child of Clarence and Mabel Cote.

Herb served in the Navy from August 1945 to June 1949 on the USS Namakagon, AOG 53. He was called back into service for the Korean War and was stationed in Guam from December 1950 to April 1952. After military service he attended the University of Miami and graduated in1956 with a degree in marketing. He met his bride-to-be in Chicago and after a six-week courtship, married in New York City in 1957.

Herb had a passion for boating and skiing with his family, as well as hunting and fishing with friends, had a contagious booming laugh, loved people of all walks, and was greatly loved and admired in return. Most importantly, he was a loving husband and father. He dedicated his life to serving our Lord and was committed to helping others.

He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 59 years, Betty Robinson Cote three children, Broc Cote (Susan), Nanette Bishop and Scott Cote (Petra) six grandchildren, Joshua Cote (Kelly), Brooke, Molly and Carter Bishop, Katherine and Claire Cote and great-grandchild, Hudson Cote.

Memorials in Herb's name may be sent to Joe's Place, 1725 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501 or Riverbend Baptist Church, 1715 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501.


یواس‌اس ناماکاگون (ای‌اوجی-۵۳)

یواس‌اس ناماکاگون (ای‌اوجی-۵۳) (به انگلیسی: USS Namakagon (AOG-53) ) یک کشتی بود که طول آن ۳۱۰ فوت ۹ اینچ (۹۴٫۷۲ متر) بود. این کشتی در سال ۱۹۴۴ ساخته شد.

یواس‌اس ناماکاگون (ای‌اوجی-۵۳)
پیشینه
مالک
آب‌اندازی: ۱ اوت ۱۹۴۴
آغاز کار: ۴ نوامبر ۱۹۴۴
مشخصات اصلی
وزن: ۱٬۸۴۶ long ton (۱٬۸۷۶ تن)
درازا: ۳۱۰ فوت ۹ اینچ (۹۴٫۷۲ متر)
پهنا: ۴۸ فوت ۶ اینچ (۱۴٫۷۸ متر)
آبخور: ۱۵ فوت ۸ اینچ (۴٫۷۸ متر)
سرعت: ۱۴ گره (۲۶ کیلومتر بر ساعت؛ ۱۶ مایل بر ساعت)

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