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USS WOODFORD

(AKA-86)

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AKA-86 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1944 Keel Date: 17 JUL 1944
at North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Wilmington NC
OCT 1944 Launch Date: 5 OCT 1944
MAR 1945 Commissioned: 3 MAR 1945
MAY 1946 Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1946

AKA-86 General Specifications

Class: Tolland-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Woodford County

Complement: 425 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