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U.S.S. ELOKOMIN

(AO-55)

ENDURANCE MOBILITY SERVICE RELIABILITY

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AO-55 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1943-Launch Date: 19 OCT 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 30 NOV 1943
APR1946-APR1946Caribbean
MAY1946-MAY1946Guantanamo Bay
JUN1946-JUL1946Regular Overhaul
MAR1950-FEB1951invasion of dieques
JUN1951-Shellback Initiation - 10 JUN 1951 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1953-JUN1953Mediterranean
MAY1954-SEP1954Dry Dock
JAN1955-JUL1955Mediterranean
AUG1955-AUG1955Midshipman cruise Baltic
AUG1955-Shellback Initiation - 15 AUG 1955 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1955-MAR1956Mediterranean
NOV1955-APR1956Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1961-DEC1961Guantanamo Bay
AUG1961-MAR1962Mediterranean
JAN1962-JAN1965North Atlantic
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV1963-MAY1964Mediterranean
MAR1965- Shellback Initiation - 15 MAR 1965 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1966-JAN1967Dry Dock
DEC1966-DEC1968Mediterranean
FEB1967-APR1967Caribbean
MAY1967-OCT1967Attack on the USS LIBERTY in June 1967 in the Eastern Mediterran
JAN1968-JAN1969Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

AO-55 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 1970