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USS LIBRA

(AKA-12)

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AKA-12 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-12 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-12 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 Launch Date: 12 NOV 1941
MAY 1942 Commissioned: 13 MAY 1942
APR 1948 Decommissioned: 12 APR 1948
JAN 1954 - JUN 1954 Mediterranean

AKA-12 General Specifications

Class: Arcturus-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Libra

Complement: 406 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 10713 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 15 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 17 April 1985