U.S.S. ALTAIR

(AKS-32)

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The USS ALTAIR (AKS-32), a Victory Ship conversion, was commissioned on 15 DEC 1953. USS ALTAIR served her country for 15 years, 4 months and 17 days, until decommissioned on 2 MAY 1969.

The USS ALTAIR (AKS-32) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

AKS-32 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1960 - SEP 1962 Mediterranean
SEP 1960 - JUL 1962 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Caribbean
OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
DEC 1962 - DEC 1962 Dry Dock
JAN 1964 - JAN 1965 Mediterranean
JAN 1965 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam

AKS-32 General Specifications