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U.S.S. BRAZOS

(AO-4)

A HOME & A FEEDER

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AO-4 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AO-4 Shellback Initiation Add a AO-4 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1919 - Launch Date: 1 MAY 1919
OCT 1919 - Commissioned: 1 OCT 1919
FEB 1946 - Decommissioned: 8 FEB 1946

AO-4 General Specifications

Class: Kanawha-class fleet replenishment oiler

Named for: Brazos River

Complement: 136 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5723 tons

Length: 475 feet 1 inches

Beam: 56 feet 2 inches

Flank Speed: 14 Knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1947