U.S.S. WARRICK

(AKA-89)

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AKA-89 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1944 - Keel Date: 7 APR 1944
at Moore Dry Dock Company Oakland CA
MAY 1944 - Launch Date: 29 MAY 1944
AUG 1944 - Commissioned: 30 AUG 1944
JAN 1946 - APR 1946 china occupation 1946
JAN 1950 - JAN 1952 Operation Sandstorm Nuclur Tesr
DEC 1957 - Decommissioned: 3 DEC 1957

AKA-89 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Warrick County

Complement: 366 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 1 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Reacquired by the Navy 20 April 1971Sunk as a target ship 28 May 1971