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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
JAN1942-Launch Date: 17 JAN 1942
MAY1942-Commissioned: 11 MAY 1942
AUG1942-JAN1943North Atlantic
NOV1957-Decommissioned: 11 NOV 1957
JAN1959-DEC1959Middle Pacific
DEC1961-DEC1961Recommisioning
JUN1963-JAN1964West Pac
JAN1965-AUG1965West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1966-MAR1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-APR1968anchor Vutow
JAN1967-JUL1968West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1967-MAR1968West Pac
JAN1968-DEC1969West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1968-MAR1969West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1969-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1969- Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1969 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1969-Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1969 - Pacific Ocean
APR1969-DEC1970Dry Dock
APR1969-Shellback Initiation - 19 APR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
APR1969-Shellback Initiation - 17 APR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1970-AUG1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1970- Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1970 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1970-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1970-AUG1970West 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