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U.S.S. TROUSDALE

(AKA-79)

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AKA-79 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-79 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-79 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 26 OCT 1943 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1944 Keel Date: 22 APR 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
JUL 1944 Launch Date: 3 JUL 1944
DEC 1944 Commissioned: 21 DEC 1944
APR 1946 Decommissioned: 29 APR 1946

AKA-79 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Trousdale County

Complement: 362 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold into merchant service 1947