BRP Mangyan (AS-71)
|Operator:||U.S. Army Transportation Corps|
|Builder:||Calumet Shipyard & Drydock Co., Chicago, Illinois|
|Commissioned:||1 July 1944|
|Decommissioned:||11 October 1945|
|Fate:||Sold to the Philippines, 1978|
|Namesake:||Mangyan is the generic name for the eight indigenous groups found on the island of Mindoro, in the Philippines.|
|Status:||Active in service as of 2013|
|Class and type:||Design 381 coastal freighter|
|Length:||180 ft (55 m)|
|Beam:||32 ft (9.8 m)|
|Draft:||7 ft (2.1 m) forward, 10 ft (3.0 m) aft (full load)|
|Propulsion:||2 × GM6-278A diesel engines|
|Speed:||10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph) (max)|
|Endurance:||5,000 nautical miles (9,300 km; 5,800 mi)|
Later turned over to the United States Navy she served under the Japanese Internal Defense Force where she eventually underwent structural alterations to meet her mission of providing limited personnel transport service to the Japanese Forces until the early 1970s.
The Philippine government acquired the ship through Foreign Military Sales (FMS) from the United States government. She underwent extensive repairs at the Maebata Shipbuilding Inc. in Sasebo, Japan in 1978 until she was finally turned over to the Philippine Navy. On 27 March 1979, she was commissioned as BRP Mangyan (AS71) named after the Mangyan peoples, an ethnic minority on Mindoro island.
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