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AKA-27 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-DEC1943Golden Shellback Intiation
OCT1944-Launch Date: 12 OCT 1944
NOV1944-Commissioned: 30 NOV 1944
APR1946-Decommissioned: 2 APR 1946

AKA-27 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 6 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 2 Apr