From The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

 Colonel William J. O'Brien

Former name retained. 

Colonel William J. O'Brien (T-AK-246) was built by Consolidated Steel Corp., Long
Beach, Calif., in 1945. Acquired by the Navy and assigned to MSTS in a
noncommissioned status on 1 March 1950, she remained active through 1960. 

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Date: 11 Dec 1998