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USS TORRANCE

(AKA-76)

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AKA-76 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1944 Keel Date: 1 APR 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
JUN 1944 Launch Date: 6 JUN 1944
NOV 1944 Commissioned: 18 NOV 1944
JUN 1946 Decommissioned: 20 JUN 1946

AKA-76 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Torrance County

Complement: 395 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14160 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold into merchant service 1948