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USS ARTEMIS

(AKA-21)

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AKA-21 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-21 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-21 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1943 Keel Date: 23 NOV 1943
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
MAY 1944 Launch Date: 20 MAY 1944
AUG 1944 Commissioned: 28 AUG 1944
JAN 1947 Decommissioned: 10 JAN 1947

AKA-21 General Specifications

Class: Artemis-class attack cargo ship

Complement: 303 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 4087 tons

Length: 426 feet

Beam: 58 feet

Draft: 16 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap in the 1960s