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AKA-32 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1944-Keel Date: 25 SEP 1944
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
DEC1944-Launch Date: 11 DEC 1944
JAN1945-Commissioned: 20 JAN 1945
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 11 JUN 1946

AKA-32 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 California Maritime Academy and commiss