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AKA-71 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1944-Keel Date: 10 AUG 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
OCT1944-Launch Date: 10 OCT 1944
NOV1944-Commissioned: 30 NOV 1944
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 25 JUN 1946

AKA-71 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Todd County

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Draft: 26 feet 4 in

Final Disposition: Unknown