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USS PROCYON

(AKA-2)

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AKA-2 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-2 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-2 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1940 Keel Date: 15 JAN 1940
at Tampa Shipbuilding Company Tampa Florida
NOV 1940 Launch Date: 14 NOV 1940
AUG 1941 Commissioned: 28 AUG 1941
DEC 1941 - Shellback Initiation - 12 DEC 1941 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1946 Decommissioned: 23 MAR 1946

AKA-2 General Specifications

Class: Arcturus-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Procyon

Complement: 412 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14225 tons

Length: 459 feet 3 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 19 November 1973