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U.S.S. PLATTE

(AO-24)

PRIMI SAESSE AUXILIO

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AO-24 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AO-24 Shellback Initiation Add a AO-24 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1939 - Launch Date: 8 JUL 1939
DEC 1939 - Commissioned: 1 DEC 1939
JAN 1942 - AUG 1946 Middle Pacific
NOV 1952 - DEC 1953 West Pac
MAY 1962 - DEC 1962 West Pac
JAN 1964 - SEP 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1965 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - MAR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - APR 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1966 - OCT 1966 Dry Dock
FEB 1967 - FEB 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1967 - MAR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 18 JUN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1967 - FEB 1968 West Pac
JUN 1967 - FEB 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 2 DEC 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1968 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JAN 1969 West Pac
JUN 1968 - OCT 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1968 - MAY 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 14 MAR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 14 MAR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1969 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 16 JUN 1969 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1969 - MAY 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1970 - Shellback Initiation - 10 MAR 1970 - Pacific Ocean

AO-24 General Specifications

Class: Cimarron-class oiler

Complement: 304 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7470 tons

Length: 553 feet

Beam: 75 feet

Draft: 32 feet 4 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 17 July 2007