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U.S.S. CACAPON

(AO-52)

NO SLACK ON THE CAC

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AO-52 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1941-Launch Date: 12 JUN 1941
SEP1943-Commissioned: 21 SEP 1943
SEP1945-SEP1945Japanese Surrender Ceremony in Tokyo Bay Next to USS Missouri
JAN1946-JAN19461946 japan to china
DEC1946-APR1947Antarctic Circle - Operation Highjump
FEB1958-AUG1958feb.58 to aug 58 operation hardtack
FEB1958-AUG1958Operation Hardtack - nuclear tests; station ship Bikini Atoll
JUN1959-DEC1960West Pac
MAY1962-NOV1962West Pac
JUL1963-JAN1964West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1965-JAN1965West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1965-AUG1965West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1966-AUG1966West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-Shellback Initiation - 14 JAN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1967-DEC1967Regular Overhaul
JAN1967-Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1967-DEC1967West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1967-NOV1969West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1967-NOV1969West Pac
SEP1967-MAR1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-Ens. Andrew Muns - Murdered aboard - 17 JAN 1968
JAN1968-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-JAN1968Antarctic Circle
JAN1969-JUL1969West Pac
SEP1969-MAY1970West Pac
NOV1969-MAR1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1972-FEB1973West Pac-Viet Nam

AO-52 General Specifications

Class: Cimarron-class oiler

Complement: 314 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7236 tons

Length: 553 feet

Beam: 75 feet

Draft: 32 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap