USNS Antioch (T-AG-180)
|Name:||SS Alfred Victory|
|Builder:||Permanente Metals Yard No. 2, Richmond, California|
|Laid down:||28 February 1945|
|Launched:||11 April 1945|
|In service:||7 May 1945|
|Out of service:||1984|
|General characteristics |
|Type:||Type VC2-S-AP2 Victory ship|
|Length:||455 ft (139 m)|
|Beam:||62 ft (19 m)|
|Draft:||29 ft (8.8 m)|
|Speed:||15.5 knots (28.7 km/h; 17.8 mph)|
Alfred Victory was one of 12 ships scheduled to be acquired by the United States Navy in February 1966 and converted into Forward Depot Ships for the Military Sea Transport Service. Alfred Victory (MCV-745) was chosen for this conversion and assigned the name USNS Antioch, but the program was Cancelled and the ships were not acquired by the Navy.
- Anderson, James B (2008). Sommerville, Iain, ed. "Ships built by the Burntisland Shipbuilding Company Ltd: arranged by date of launch". Welcome to Burntisland. Iain Sommerville. Retrieved 17 June 2011.