USS HECTOR was the third ship in the VULCAN - class of Repair Ships. Decommissioned in 1987, the HECTOR was leased to Pakistan in 1989, but was returned to the US Navy the same year. The HECTOR was subsequently laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet at Suisun Bay, Calif.
|General Characteristics:||Launched: November 11, 1942|
|Commissioned: February 7, 1944|
|Builder: Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp., San Pedro, Calif.|
|Propulsion system: four boilers, two steam turbines, two propeller shafts, 11,000 shaft horsepower|
|Length: 529.5 feet (161.4 meters)|
|Beam: 73.2 feet (22.3 meters)|
|Draft: 23.3 feet (7.1 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 16,200 tons full load|
|Speed: 19.2 knots|
|Armament: four 20mm guns|
|Crew: approx. 1000|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS HECTOR. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
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