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U.S.S. ZELIMA

(AF-49)

FEEDING THE FLEET

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AF-49 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AF-49 Shellback Initiation Add a AF-49 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1944 - Keel Date: 5 DEC 1944
MAR 1945 - Launch Date: 2 MAR 1945
JUL 1946 - Commissioned: 27 JUL 1946
JUN 1953 - JAN 1954 Middle Pacific
JUN 1958 - NOV 1958 Quemoy
JAN 1960 - APR 1962 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB 1963 - JUL 1963 West Pac
MAY 1963 - Shellback Initiation - 28 MAY 1963 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1963 - MAY 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1965 - MAY 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1966 - JAN 1967 west pac vietnam
MAY 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac
JAN 1967 - DEC 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - JUL 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1967 - APR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - APR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1969 - DEC 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1970 - MAR 1970 Decommisioning

AF-49 General Specifications

Class: Alstede-class stores ship

Complement: 292 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 15500 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Draft: 28 feet

Range: 16 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Disposed of by MARAD sale fate unknown