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U.S.S. RIGEL

(AF-58)

SERVICE TO THE FLEET WITH PRIDE

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AF-58 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AF-58 Shellback Initiation Add a AF-58 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1954 - Keel Date: 15 MAR 1954
MAR 1955 - Launch Date: 15 MAR 1955
SEP 1955 - Commissioned: 2 SEP 1955
MAR 1957 - JUL 1967 Caribbean - Mediterranean
SEP 1962 - NOV 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1964 - NOV 1964 North Atlantic
APR 1965 - MAY 1965 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CRISIS
AUG 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1965 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY 1966 - MAY 1966 Dependents Cruise
JUN 1966 - SEP 1966 Mediterranean- Kristianson Norway Reef Placement WWII Fallen
JUN 1966 - SEP 1966 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN 1970 - MAR 1970 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JUN 1970 - JUN 1970 Guantanamo Bay
MAR 1971 - MAR 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 13 AUG 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG 1971 - JUL 1972 Panama Canal
OCT 1971 - JUL 1973 Mediterranean
MAY 1972 - APR 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1973 - JUN 1973 Mediterranean
APR 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 4 APR 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR 1975 - JUN 1975 Mediterranean

AF-58 General Specifications

Complement: 350 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 15150 tons

Length: 502 feet

Beam: 72 feet

Draft: 29 feet

Flank Speed: 21 kts