U.S.S. WINSTON

(AKA-94)

GETUM SURFIN GATORS

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AKA-94 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1944 - Keel Date: 10 JUL 1944
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny New J
NOV 1944 - Launch Date: 30 NOV 1944
JAN 1945 - Commissioned: 19 JAN 1945
AUG 1950 - SEP 1951 Inchon Landing
JAN 1956 - DEC 1959 Middle Pacific
OCT 1962 - MAY 1963 West Pac
NOV 1962 - APR 1963 West Pac
JAN 1963 - JAN 1969 Antartic Circle
JUN 1964 - NOV 1964 West pac 1964- DaNang RVN Flood relief
JAN 1965 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1965 - AUG 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1966 - SEP 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1966 - SEP 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1967 - DEC 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1968 - JUN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 14 NOV 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1969 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 10 FEB 1969 - Indian Ocean
FEB 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 10 FEB 1969 - Pacific Ocean

AKA-94 General Specifications

Class: Andromeda-class attack cargo ship

Named for: Winston County

Complement: 247 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14200 tons

Length: 459 feet 2 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 15 November 1979