AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AS AT AW AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IT JO LI
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER
Click on your Rating abbreviation above:


U.S.S. TORRANCE

(AKA-76)

Click Here

Click to view crew list
 

AKA-76 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-76 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-76 Deployment - Major Event
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