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U.S.S. CACAPON

(AO-52)

NO SLACK ON THE CAC

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AO-52 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AO-52 Shellback Initiation Add a AO-52 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1941 - Launch Date: 12 JUN 1941
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 21 SEP 1943
SEP 1945 - SEP 1945 Japanese Surrender Ceremony in Tokyo Bay Next to USS Missouri
JAN 1946 - JAN 1946 1946 japan to china
DEC 1946 - APR 1947 Antartic Circle - Operation Highjump
FEB 1958 - AUG 1958 feb.58 to aug 58 operation hardtack
FEB 1958 - AUG 1958 Operation Hardtack - nuclear tests; station ship Bikini Atoll
JUN 1959 - DEC 1960 West Pac
MAY 1962 - NOV 1962 West Pac
JUL 1963 - JAN 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1965 - JAN 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - AUG 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1966 - AUG 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 14 JAN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1967 - DEC 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1967 - NOV 1969 West Pac
SEP 1967 - MAR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - Ens. Andrew Muns - Murdered aboard - 17 JAN 1968
JAN 1968 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JAN 1968 Antartic Circle
JAN 1969 - JUL 1969 West Pac
SEP 1969 - MAY 1970 West Pac
NOV 1969 - MAR 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1972 - FEB 1973 West 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