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USS OSTARA

(AKA-33)

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AKA-33 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-33 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-33 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1944 Keel Date: 13 OCT 1944
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
DEC 1944 Launch Date: 21 DEC 1944
JAN 1945 Commissioned: 31 JAN 1945
MAR 1946 Decommissioned: 1 MAR 1946

AKA-33 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 War Shipping Administration 26 June 19