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Hempstead

 

AVP-43 was named for a bay off the coast of New York, APA-241 for a county in Arkansas.

 

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Hempstead (AVP-S) was under construction by Lake Washington Shipyard, Houghton, Wash., but was cancelled 22 April 1943.

 

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Hempstead (APA-241) was to be built by Oregon Shipbuilding Corp., Portland, Oreg., under Maritime Commission contract. The contract was cancelled 27 August 1947.