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AKA-82 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1944-Keel Date: 6 JUN 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
AUG1944-Launch Date: 9 AUG 1944
JAN1945-Commissioned: 2 JAN 1945
APR1946-Decommissioned: 18 APR 1946

AKA-82 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Venango County

Complement: 247 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold into merchant service 1948