USNS General Maurice Rose

This aging troop ship carried the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Airmobile, to Vietnam, leaving Charleston, South Carolina on August 18, 1965 , via the Panama Canal, arriving at Qui Nohn Harbor, South Vietnam on September 17, 1965. Struck from Naval Register, 20 August 1990.
(Photo from the files of Bob Towles)

Specifications:
Displacement:............9,676 tons
Length:.......................608' 11"
Beam:.........................75' 6"
Draft:..........................26' 11"
Speed:.........................19 knots
Compliment:................618
Troop Cap:...................5,200
Cargo Cap:...................100,000cft
Propulsion:..................19,000 shp