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USS LACERTA

(AKA-29)

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AKA-29 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - JAN 1945 Decommisioning
JUL 1944 Keel Date: 5 JUL 1944
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
NOV 1944 Launch Date: 10 NOV 1944
DEC 1944 Commissioned: 19 DEC 1944
MAR 1946 Decommissioned: 25 MAR 1946

AKA-29 General Specifications

Class: Artemis-class attack cargo ship

Complement: 302 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 4087 tons

Length: 426 feet

Beam: 58 feet

Draft: 16 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 18 August 1966