From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


Bullock is a county in Alabama.

(AK-165: dp. 2382: l. 338'6"; b. 50'; dr. 21'1"; s. 11.5 k.; cpl. 85; a. 1 3"; cl. Alamosa)

Bullock (AK-165) was launched 2 December 1844 by Kaiser Cargo, Inc., Richmond, Calif., under a Maritime Commission contract; sponsored by Mrs. J. L. Barker; acquired by the Navy 2 March 1945; and commissioned the same day, Lieutenant H. N. Barkhauser in command.

From 20 April to 14 December 1945 Bullock transported cargo and military personnel between the Philippine Islands, New Guinea, Netherlands East Indies, and the Admiralty Islands.

Bullock arrived at New York in late December 1945 and was decommissioned 13 March 1946. She was returned to the Maritime Commission 19 March 1946.