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USS SCANIA

(AKA-40)

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AKA-40 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1945 Keel Date: 6 JAN 1945
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
MAR 1945 Launch Date: 17 MAR 1945
APR 1945 Commissioned: 16 APR 1945
SEP 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 11 SEP 1945 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1947 Decommissioned: 2 SEP 1947

AKA-40 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: Scrapped in 1965