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U.S.S. MATTAPONI

(AO-41)

SERVING THE FLEET

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AO-41 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1942 - Launch Date: 17 JAN 1942
MAY 1942 - Commissioned: 11 MAY 1942
AUG 1942 - JAN 1943 North Atlantic
NOV 1957 - Decommissioned: 11 NOV 1957
JAN 1959 - DEC 1959 Middle Pacific
DEC 1961 - DEC 1961 Recommisioning
JUN 1963 - JAN 1964 West Pac
JAN 1965 - AUG 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1966 - MAR 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - APR 1968 anchor Vutow
JAN 1967 - JUL 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1967 - MAR 1968 West Pac
JAN 1968 - DEC 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1968 - MAR 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1969 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1969 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1969 - DEC 1970 Dry Dock
APR 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 19 APR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 17 APR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1970 - AUG 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1970 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1970 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1970 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1970 - AUG 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam

AO-41 General Specifications

Class: Mattaponi-class oiler

Named for: Mattaponi River

Complement: 242 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5809 tons

Length: 526 feet

Beam: 68 feet

Flank Speed: 17 Knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to the Maritime Administration for disposal 22 January 1971Sold for scrapping 15 December 1973