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USS SOUTHAMPTON

(AKA-66)

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AKA-66 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1944 Keel Date: 26 MAY 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
MAY 1944 - JAN 1946 Middle Pacific
JUL 1944 Launch Date: 28 JUL 1944
SEP 1944 Commissioned: 16 SEP 1944
JUN 1946 Decommissioned: 21 JUN 1946

AKA-66 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Southampton County

Complement: 395 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Unknown