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U.S.S. PLATTE

(AO-186)

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USS PLATTE (AO-186) - a Cimarron Class Fleet Oiler

In Commission 1983 to 1999

AO-186 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AO-186 Shellback Initiation Add a AO-186 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1981 - Keel Date: 2 FEB 1981
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JAN 1982 - Launch Date: 30 JAN 1982
JAN 1983 - Commissioned: 29 JAN 1983
APR 1983 - JUL 1983 Grenada
OCT 1984 - MAR 1985 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL 1986 - SEP 1986 North Atlantic
AUG 1986 - AUG 1986 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG 1986 - OCT 1986 Guantanamo Bay
JUN 1988 - JAN 1989 Mediterranean
AUG 1990 - NOV 1990 Desert Shield
JAN 1991 - JUN 1991 Desert Storm
DEC 1991 - MAR 1992 South America
JAN 1992 - MAR 1992 South America / shellback
APR 1992 - FEB 1993 Jumboization at Avondale shipyard inc west wego LA
JUN 1993 - Shellback Initiation - 11 JUN 1993 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP 1994 - FEB 1995 Mediterranean
APR 1996 - OCT 1996 Mediterranean
JUN 1996 - Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1996 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1999 - Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1999

AO-186 General Specifications

Class: Cimarron Class Fleet Oiler

Named for: Platte River

Complement: 12 Officers and 90 Enlisted

Displacement: 36814 tons

Length: 598 feet 6 inches

Beam: 88 feet

Flank Speed: 20 knots

Final Disposition: James River Reserve Fleet Awaiting immediate disposal