U.S.S. GREAT SITKIN

(AE-17)

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AE-17 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1945 - Launch Date: 20 JAN 1945
AUG 1945 - Commissioned: 11 AUG 1945
AUG 1952 - JAN 1953 North Atlantic
MAY 1954 - NOV 1954 Mediterranean
SEP 1957 - JUN 1958 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN 1960 - JUN 1960 Courtesy cruise to Montreal
SEP 1961 - JAN 1962 Mediterranean
JAN 1962 - DEC 1966 Guantanamo Bay
JAN 1962 - JAN 1962 Mediterranean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
DEC 1962 - JAN 1963 Guantanamo Bay
OCT 1964 - MAY 1965 Mediterranean
OCT 1965 - MAY 1966 Med Cruise
MAY 1966 - SEP 1966 Mediterranean
JAN 1967 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - AUG 1968 vietnam
FEB 1967 - OCT 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1967 - JUN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1967 - AUG 1968 vietnam
MAY 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 19 MAY 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1968 - JUN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - DEC 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1968 - JUN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1968 - OCT 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1968 - MAY 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1969 - OCT 1969 Mediterranean
APR 1971 - MAY 1971 Guantanamo Bay
DEC 1971 - MAR 1972 North 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