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U.S.S. SARITA

(AKA-39)

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AKA-39 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1944 Keel Date: 22 DEC 1944
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
FEB 1945 Launch Date: 23 FEB 1945
MAR 1945 Commissioned: 22 MAR 1945
JUL 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1945 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1947 Decommissioned: 29 JAN 1947

AKA-39 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: Sold for scrap in 1966