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AKA-47 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1945-Keel Date: 29 MAR 1945
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
MAY1945-Launch Date: 20 MAY 1945
JUN1945-Commissioned: 18 JUN 1945
MAR1946-Decommissioned: 21 MAR 1946

AKA-47 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: Recommissioned as USS Aeolus (ARC-3) in 1955