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U.S.S. CHARA

(AE-31)


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AE-31 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1944-Launch Date: 15 MAR 1944
JUN1944-Commissioned: 14 JUN 1944
JAN1966-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1966-JUN1966Re-Commisioned
JUN1966-JUN1966Sea Trials
JAN1967-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-JAN1969West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-JAN1969West Pac
APR1968-JUL1968Regular Overhaul
JUL1968-JUL1968Sea Trials
JAN1970-AUG1970West Pac
JAN1971-NOV1971West Pac
JAN1971-MAR1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1971-NOV1971West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1971-DEC1971West Pac-Viet Nam

AE-31 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Chara

Complement: 380 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 6737 tons

Length: 459 feet 3 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 17 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 12 November 1972