On January 10, 1977 she went to National Defense reserve Fleet as the
SS Bay, part of 6 ship trade for 4 California Class ships.
In 1981 she became the USNS Vega T-AK286 for the US Navy,
converted to Fleet Ballistic Missile Carrier 1982-1983. April 1,
1998 returned to MARAD and named Kings Bay. March 30, 1999 scrapped at D
& D Steel Inc. Brownsville, Texas for $1000.00.