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U.S.S. CHARA

(AE-31)

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AE-31 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AE-31 Shellback Initiation Add a AE-31 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1944 - Launch Date: 15 MAR 1944
JUN 1944 - Commissioned: 14 JUN 1944
JAN 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1966 - JUN 1966 Re-Commisioned
JUN 1966 - JUN 1966 Sea Trials
JAN 1967 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1968 - JUL 1968 Regular Overhaul
JUL 1968 - JUL 1968 Sea Trials
JAN 1970 - AUG 1970 West Pac
JAN 1971 - NOV 1971 West Pac
JAN 1971 - MAR 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1971 - NOV 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1971 - DEC 1971 West 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