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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
FEB1981-Keel Date: 2 FEB 1981
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
JAN1982-Launch Date: 30 JAN 1982
JAN1983-Commissioned: 29 JAN 1983
APR1983-JUL1983Grenada
OCT1984-MAR1985Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL1986-SEP1986North Atlantic
AUG1986-AUG1986Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG1986-OCT1986Guantanamo Bay
JUN1988-JAN1989Mediterranean
AUG1990-NOV1990Desert Shield
JAN1991-JUN1991Desert Storm
DEC1991-MAR1992South America
JAN1992-MAR1992South America / shellback
APR1992-FEB1993Jumboization at Avondale shipyard inc west wego LA
JUN1993-Shellback Initiation - 11 JUN 1993 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1994-FEB1995Mediterranean
APR1996-OCT1996Mediterranean
JUN1996- Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1996 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1999-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