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U.S.S. CHIWAWA

(AO-68)

KING OF THE OILERS

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AO-68 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1942 - Launch Date: 25 JUN 1942
DEC 1942 - Commissioned: 24 DEC 1942
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 6 MAY 1946

AO-68 General Specifications

Complement: 13 Officers and 200 Enlisted

Displacement: 5650 tons

Length: 502 feet 6 inches

Beam: 68 feet

Draft: 31 feet

Flank Speed: 17 kts