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U.S.S. NESHANIC

(AO-71)

SERVICE TO THE FLEET

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AO-71 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1942 - Keel Date: 11 JUN 1942
OCT 1942 - Launch Date: 31 OCT 1942
FEB 1943 - Commissioned: 20 FEB 1943
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 19 DEC 1945

AO-71 General Specifications

Class: Chiwawa-class oiler

Named for: Neshanic River

Complement: 13 Officers and 200 Enlisted

Displacement: 5650 tons

Length: 502.5 feet

Beam: 68 feet

Flank Speed: 17 knots

Final Disposition: In private service since 1946