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U.S.S. MOUNT OLYMPUS

(AGC-8)

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AGC-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1943 Keel Date: 3 AUG 1943
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
OCT 1943 Launch Date: 3 OCT 1943
MAY 1944 Commissioned: 24 MAY 1944
JUL 1944 - FEB 1946 Middle Pacific
SEP 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 30 SEP 1944 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1946 - APR 1947 Antartic Circle - Operation Highjump
SEP 1952 - DEC 1952 Mediterranean
APR 1956 Decommissioned: 4 APR 1956

AGC-8 General Specifications

Class: Mount McKinley-class command ship

Complement: 729 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 12142 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1973