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P1-S2-L2
The two P1-S2-L2 ships were built for the Navy and used as Attack Transport ships.
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P2-S1-DN3
Three ships were laid down in 1950, designed for commercial service, but converted to troop transports before completion. The vesses are: Upshur, Barrett and Geiger.
P2-SE2-R1 (Admiral ships)
The P2-SE2-R1's were built at Bethlehem Steel in Alameda, California. These ships were intended for trans-Pacific service.
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P2-SE2-R2 (General ships)
The P2-SE2-R2's were built at Federal Shipbuilding in Kearny, New Jersey. These ships were intended for the South American service
P2-SE2-R3
The Admiral D. W. Taylor and the Admiral E.W. Eberle were laid down as P2-SE2-R1 type, but cancelled with the end of fighting and completed as P2-SE2-R3 type President Cleveland and President Wilson for commercial service.
P3-S2-DL2
The P3-S2-DL2 class contained two vessels, the Independence and the Constitution. Both vessels were operated by American Export Lines.
P4-S2
The only P4-S2 built was the America, built in 1938. She was the first ship of the USMC.
P6-S4-DS1
The only P6-S4-DS1 built was the United States, built in 1952. She was the last ship built for the USMC.

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