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AKA-75 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1944-Keel Date: 15 SEP 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
NOV1944-Launch Date: 11 NOV 1944
DEC1944-Commissioned: 22 DEC 1944
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 25 JUN 1946

AKA-75 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Alamance County NC

Complement: 243 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14160 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots