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AKA-77 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1944-Keel Date: 8 APR 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
JUN1944-Launch Date: 13 JUN 1944
JUN1944-Shellback Initiation - 13 JUN 1944 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1944-Commissioned: 3 DEC 1944
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 10 JUN 1946

AKA-77 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Towner County

Complement: 395 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8635 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Unknown