Norma AK-86

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Norma AK-86

(AK-86: dp. 5,202 (f.),1. 269'10", b. 42'6"; dr. 20'9"; s. 10 k.; cpl. 83; a. 1 3", 8 20mm.; cl. Enceladus; T. N3-M-A1)

Norma (AK-86), originally designated M.C. hull 649 and assigned the name Summer Pierce, was renamed Norma 30 October 1942; laid down 3 December 1943 by Penn-Jersey Shipbuilding Corp. Camden, N.J.: launched 4 June 1944; sponsored by Mrs. ~oseph Kijek; delivered to the Navy 6 June 1944 and transferred to the Army the same day for use as a cargo ship. Norma was struck from the Navy List 28 June 1944.


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