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USS SUFFOLK

(AKA-69)

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AKA-69 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1944 Keel Date: 11 JUL 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
SEP 1944 Launch Date: 15 SEP 1944
OCT 1944 Commissioned: 23 OCT 1944
JUN 1946 Decommissioned: 27 JUN 1946

AKA-69 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Suffolk County

Complement: 395 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Unknown