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U.S.S. CHEPACHET

(AO-78)

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AO-78 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AO-78 Shellback Initiation Add a AO-78 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1942 - Keel Date: 1 NOV 1942
at Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Chester PA
JAN 1943 - DEC 1945 Middle Pacific
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 10 MAR 1943
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 27 APR 1943
JUL 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 21 JUL 1944 - Indian Ocean
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 15 MAY 1946

AO-78 General Specifications

Complement: 232 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5782 tons

Length: 523 feet 6 inches

Beam: 68 feet

Draft: 30 feet

Flank Speed: 15 Knots