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USS UVALDE

(AKA-88)

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AKA-88 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AKA-88 Shellback Initiation Add a AKA-88 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1944 Keel Date: 27 MAR 1944
at Moore Dry Dock Company Oakland CA
MAY 1944 Launch Date: 20 MAY 1944
AUG 1945 Commissioned: 18 AUG 1945
JUN 1961 - NOV 1961 Dry Dock
JAN 1962 - FEB 1962 Panama Canal
FEB 1962 - APR 1962 Caribbean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1962 - DEC 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN 1963 - JUN 1963 Mediterranean
SEP 1964 - DEC 1964 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
OCT 1964 - MAR 1965 Dry Dock
JUN 1965 - SEP 1965 Caribbean
APR 1967 - AUG 1967 Mediterranean
JAN 1968 - SEP 1968 Mediterranean

AKA-88 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Uvalde County

Complement: 366 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 3 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 1969