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U.S.S. HYADES

(AF-28)

SERVICE TO THE FLEET

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AF-28 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AF-28 Shellback Initiation Add a AF-28 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1942 - Keel Date: 12 OCT 1942
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 12 JUN 1943
JUN 1946 - SEP 1946 atom bomb test -Bikini Atoll
JUN 1946 - Shellback Initiation - 18 JUN 1946 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1946 - Shellback Initiation - 24 JUN 1946 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1946 - SEP 1946 West Pac
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
APR 1963 - Shellback Initiation - 8 APR 1963 - Atlantic Ocean
APR 1963 - Shellback Initiation - 8 APR 1963 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1965 - MAR 1965 Mediterranean
MAY 1965 - MAY 1965 Guantanamo Bay
JUL 1965 - JUL 1965 Dependents Cruise
AUG 1965 - DEC 1965 Regular Overhaul
OCT 1965 - JUL 1966 Mediterranean
JAN 1967 - FEB 1967 Mediterranean
APR 1967 - APR 1967 Caribbean
JUN 1967 - JUL 1967 Mediterranean
FEB 1968 - MAR 1968 Mediterranean
APR 1968 - JUN 1968 Mediterranean
MAY 1968 - MAY 1968 Guantanamo Bay
JUL 1968 - AUG 1968 Mediterranean
OCT 1968 - OCT 1968 Decommisioning

AF-28 General Specifications

Complement: 252 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7700 tons

Length: 469 feet 9 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Draft: 25 feet 11 in

Flank Speed: 16 kts