From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships


A star in the constellation Draco.


Eltanin (T-AK-270) was launched on 16 January 1957 by Avondale Marine Ways, Inc., Avondale, La. She was turned over to Military Sea Transportation Service in October 1957 for operation in a noncommissioned status. On 23 August 1962 her classification was changed to T-AGOR-8.


Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (