U.S.S. SKAGIT

(AKA-105)

CAN-DO

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AKA-105 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1944 - Keel Date: 21 SEP 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
NOV 1944 - Launch Date: 18 NOV 1944
MAY 1945 - Commissioned: 2 MAY 1945
AUG 1948 - SEP 1948 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN 1949 - Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1949
JAN 1954 - JAN 1955 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1955 - AUG 1957 westpac 1956
NOV 1958 - APR 1959 West Pac
NOV 1960 - MAY 1961 West Pac
APR 1961 - JUL 1961 West Pac
JUL 1961 - JUL 1962 Dry Dock
JUN 1962 - DEC 1962 West Pac
JAN 1964 - JUL 1964 West Pac & Operation Backpack
AUG 1964 - AUG 1966 West Pac
FEB 1966 - APR 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam

AKA-105 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Skagit County

Complement: 62 Officers and 333 Enlisted

Displacement: 8635 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Range: 17 000 miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 22 April 1974