The SS Argonaut was an Andromeda-class cargo ship in commission from 1944 to 1947.
Construction and commissioning
The Argonaut was laid down under a Maritime Commission contract as the Maritime Commission type C2-S-B1 hull MC 1182 by the Moore Dry Dock Company at Oakland, California, and was launched on 27 May 1944. She was one of 81 C2-S-B1 type vessels (Breakbulk / Amphibious Attack Transport / Amphibious Attack Cargo / Navy Transport) built by Moore Drydock Company.
U.S. Navy service
- C2 Cargoships Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
- United States Maritime Commission C2 Type Ships
- Outboard Profiles of Maritime Commission Designed Vessels
- California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959; The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at San Francisco; NAI Number: 4482913; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: 85