U.S.S. YANCEY

(AKA-93)

THE WORLD IS OUR BEACHEAD

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AKA-93 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1944 - Keel Date: 22 MAY 1944
at Moore Dry Dock Company Oakland CA
JUL 1944 - Launch Date: 8 JUL 1944
OCT 1944 - Commissioned: 11 OCT 1944
SEP 1945 - NOV 1945 Middle Pacific
JAN 1946 - AUG 1947 Antartic Circle
JAN 1950 - JUL 1953 Inchon Landing
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
APR 1965 - JUL 1965 Dominican republic Crisis
NOV 1965 - APR 1966 Caribbean
JUN 1966 - JUN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1966 - MAY 1967 Mediterranean
NOV 1969 - MAY 1970 Mediterranean
MAR 1970 - AUG 1970 Mediterranean

AKA-93 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Yancey County

Complement: 368 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 13910 tons

Length: 459 feet 3 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as an artificial reef off Morehead City NC 1990 Laying on her starboard side at a depth of 160 ft (49 m)