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AKA-23 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1944-Keel Date: 5 FEB 1944
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
JUL1944-Launch Date: 4 JUL 1944
OCT1944-Commissioned: 14 OCT 1944
MAR1946-Decommissioned: 14 MAR 1946

AKA-23 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: Transferred to the Maritime Commission