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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
JUL 1942 - Keel Date: 20 JUL 1942
at Western Pipe and Steel Company San Pedro CA
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 8 MAR 1943
JUL 1944 - Commissioned: 15 JUL 1944
MAR 1945 - Decommissioned: 25 MAR 1945
MAR 1945 - DEC 1949 Soviet Service as Admiral Makarov
JUL 1951 - SEP 1951 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
FEB 1952 - Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1952 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC 1954 - Shellback Initiation - 13 DEC 1954 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1955 - Arctic Circle - please enter exact deployment dates
MAR 1956 - MAR 1956 Atlantic to Pacific fleet
MAR 1956 - APR 1956 Panama Canal
NOV 1956 - Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 1956 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1957 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1957 - MAR 1958 Antartic Circle
OCT 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1957 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1958 - NOV 1958 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1959 - APR 1960 Antartic Circle
OCT 1959 - APR 1960 Shellback initiation
JUN 1962 - OCT 1962 North Pole
DEC 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 12 DEC 1962 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 13 DEC 1962 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1963 - MAR 1964 Antartic Circle
OCT 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 27 OCT 1965 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1966 - SEP 1966 North 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