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USS Rainier (Ae-5)

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Rainier (AE-5), the second US Navy vessel named after Mount Rainier, was laid down on 14 May 1940 by the Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, Fla., as Rainbow (MC hull 124); launched 1 March 1941; sponsored by Mrs. Robert E. Anderson; transferred to the US Navy on 16 April 1941; converted for use as an ammunition auxiliary; and commissioned as Rainier (AE-5) on 21 December 1941 at Norfolk, Va., Capt. William W. Meek in command.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 15th, 2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.27in - 5.83in - 0.47in - 0.60lb
  • EAN: 9785511860404