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U.S.S. MERRIMAC

(AO-37)

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AO-37 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1941 - Launch Date: 1 JUL 1941
FEB 1942 - Commissioned: 4 FEB 1942
DEC 1954 - Decommissioned: 20 DEC 1954
JUN 1956 - DEC 1958 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 11 MAR 1957 - Indian Ocean

AO-37 General Specifications

Class: Kennebec-class fleet replenishment oiler

Complement: 214 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 6013 tons

Length: 501 feet 5 inches

Beam: 68 feet

Draft: 30 feet 2 in

Final Disposition: Sold 19 March 1982