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AKA-67 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1944-Keel Date: 13 JUN 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
AUG1944-Launch Date: 18 AUG 1944
SEP1944-Commissioned: 29 SEP 1944
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 31 MAY 1946

AKA-67 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Starr County

Complement: 62 Officers and 333 Enlisted

Displacement: 8635 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold into merchant service 3 December 1947Sold for scrapping 9 September 1970