High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles USS Bauxite (IX-154), a
Trefoil-class concrete barge designated an unclassified
miscellaneous vessel, was the only ship of the United States Navy
to be named for bauxite, a mineral compound of several hydrous
aluminum oxides. Her keel was laid down under a Maritime Commission
contract (T. B7 D1, MC hull 1326) on 9 July 1943 at San Francisco,
California, by Barrett and Hilp, Belair Shipyard. She was launched
on 11 October sponsored by Mrs. E. J. Rapley, acquired by the Navy
on 22 June 1944, and placed in service the same day with Lieutenant
Aubie R. Robertson in command.
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