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USS RIO GRANDE

(AOG-3)

We Deliver Gas

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AOG-3 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1942 Keel Date: 30 JUN 1942
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
SEP 1942 Launch Date: 23 SEP 1942
APR 1943 Commissioned: 10 APR 1943
JUN 1943 - DEC 1945 West Pac
JUN 1946 Decommissioned: 28 JUN 1946

AOG-3 General Specifications

Class: Patapsco-class gasoline tanker

Complement: 131 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1850 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 48 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 7 February 1972