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U.S.S. ATKA

(AGB-3)

TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE WORLD

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AGB-3 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 20 JUL 1942
at Western Pipe and Steel Company San Pedro CA
MAR1943-Launch Date: 8 MAR 1943
JUL1944-Commissioned: 15 JUL 1944
MAR1945-Decommissioned: 25 MAR 1945
MAR1945-DEC1949Soviet Service as Admiral Makarov
JUL1951-SEP1951Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
FEB1952-Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1952 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1954-Shellback Initiation - 13 DEC 1954 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1955-Arctic Circle - please enter exact deployment dates
MAR1956-MAR1956Atlantic to Pacific fleet
MAR1956-APR1956Panama Canal
NOV1956-Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 1956 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1957-Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1957 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1957-Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1957 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1957-MAR1958Antarctic Circle
JUN1958-NOV1958Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1959-APR1960Antarctic Circle
OCT1959-APR1960Shellback initiation
JUN1962-OCT1962North Pole
OCT1962-JAN1963North Pole
DEC1962-Shellback Initiation - 13 DEC 1962 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1962-Shellback Initiation - 12 DEC 1962 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1963-MAR1964Antarctic Circle
MAY1965-OCT1965North Pole
OCT1965-Shellback Initiation - 27 OCT 1965 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1966-SEP1966North Atlantic

AGB-3 General Specifications

Complement: 254 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 6500 tons

Length: 269 feet

Beam: 63.8 feet

Draft: 25.75 feet

Flank Speed: 16