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USS WHITLEY

(AKA-91)

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AKA-91 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1944 Keel Date: 2 MAY 1944
at Moore Dry Dock Company Oakland CA
JUN 1944 Launch Date: 22 JUN 1944
SEP 1944 Commissioned: 21 SEP 1944
FEB 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 19 FEB 1945 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1955 Decommissioned: 16 AUG 1955

AKA-91 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Whitley County

Complement: 366 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Loaned to Italy February 1962Sold outright 1 May 1973