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U.S.S. ZELIMA

(AF-49)

FEEDING THE FLEET

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AF-49 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1944-Keel Date: 5 DEC 1944
MAR1945-Launch Date: 2 MAR 1945
JUL1946-Commissioned: 27 JUL 1946
JUN1953-JAN1954Middle Pacific
JUN1958-NOV1958Quemoy
JAN1960-APR1962West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1962-NOV1962Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB1963-JUL1963West Pac
MAY1963- Shellback Initiation - 28 MAY 1963 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1963-MAY1964West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1965-MAY1966West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1966-JAN1967west pac vietnam
MAY1966-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JAN1968West Pac
JAN1967-DEC1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JUL1969West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1967-APR1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-APR1968West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1969-DEC1969West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1970-MAR1970Decommisioning

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