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Norma

 

A southern constellation between Scorpio and Triangulum.

 

(AK–86: dp. 5,202 (f.); l. 269’10”; b. 42’6”; dr. 20’9”; s. 10 k.; cpl. 83; a. 1 3”, 8 20mm.; cl. Enceladus; T. N3–M–A1)

 

Norma (AK–86), originally designated M.C. hull 649 and assigned the name Summer Pierce, was renamed Norma 30 October 1942; laid down 3 December 1943 by Penn-Jersey Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.: launched 4 June 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Joseph Kijek; delivered to the Navy 6 June 1944 and transferred to the Army the same day for use as a cargo ship. Norma was struck from the Navy List 28 June 1944.