Allied Warships

USS Keokuk (AN 5)

Net tender

NavyThe US Navy
TypeNet tender
Class[No specific class] 
PennantAN 5 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched 1914 
Commissioned28 Feb 1942 
End service5 Dec 1945 

Displacement: 6150 BRT
Lenght: 353 feet
Complement: 278
Armament: 2 3" AA guns (2x1), 4 20mm AA (2x2), 4 .5" MG AA, 2 .3" MG AA
Speed: 12 kts
Power: 2700 HP
Machinery: ? , 2 shafts

Acquired by the USN on 28 July 1941
Commissioned as net tender USS Keokuk (AN-5) on 28 February 1942
Reclassified as minelayer CM-8 on 18 May 1942
Reclassified as net cargo ship AKN-4 on November 1943
Decommissioned on 5 December 1945
Sold into merchantile service on 7 March 1947


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