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AKA-102 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1944-Keel Date: 10 OCT 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
DEC1944-Launch Date: 6 DEC 1944
FEB1945-Commissioned: 11 FEB 1945
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 31 MAY 1946

AKA-102 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Prentiss County

Complement: 425 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8635 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 knots

Final Disposition: Sold into merchant service 1947