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U.S.S. GREAT SITKIN

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AE-17 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1945-Launch Date: 20 JAN 1945
AUG1945-Commissioned: 11 AUG 1945
AUG1952-JAN1953North Atlantic
MAY1954-NOV1954Mediterranean
SEP1957-JUN1958Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN1960-JUN1960Courtesy cruise to Montreal
SEP1961-JAN1962Mediterranean
JAN1962-DEC1966Guantanamo Bay
JAN1962-JAN1962Mediterranean
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
DEC1962-JAN1963Guantanamo Bay
OCT1964-MAY1965Mediterranean
OCT1965-MAY1966Med Cruise
JAN1966-SEP1966Mediterranean
MAY1966-SEP1966Mediterranean
JAN1967-AUG1968vietnam
JAN1967-OCT1967West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1967-OCT1968West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1967-JUN1969West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1967-AUG1968vietnam
MAY1967-Shellback Initiation - 19 MAY 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1967- Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1968-JUN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-DEC1968West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1968-JUN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1968-OCT1968West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1968-MAY1970West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1969-OCT1969Mediterranean
APR1971-MAY1971Guantanamo Bay
DEC1971-MAR1972North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean

AE-17 General Specifications

Complement: 267 Officers and Enlisted

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped