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USS ALGOL

(AKA-54)

STEAMING DEMON

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AKA-54 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-54 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-54 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 Keel Date: 10 DEC 1942
at Moore Dry Dock Company Oakland CA
FEB 1943 Launch Date: 17 FEB 1943
NOV 1943 Commissioned: 27 NOV 1943
JAN 1944 - DEC 1945 Middle Pacific
JAN 1958 Decommissioned: 2 JAN 1958
DEC 1961 - DEC 1961 Recommisioning
JAN 1962 - JAN 1962 Panama Canal
OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
DEC 1963 - MAR 1964 Panama Canal

AKA-54 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Complement: 247 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 6556 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Draft: 26 feet 4 in

Final Disposition: Sunk as part of the New Jersey Shark River artificial reef 18 November 1991