U.S.S. MATTABESSET

(AOG-52)

THE FUELING LADY

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AOG-52 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1944 - Keel Date: 6 JUL 1944
at Cargill Inc. Savage Minnesota
NOV 1944 - Launch Date: 11 NOV 1944
JUN 1945 - Commissioned: 16 JUN 1945
NOV 1954 - DEC 1955 Mediterranean
NOV 1955 - NOV 1956 Mediterranean
JAN 1956 - JAN 1957 Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN 1956 - JUN 1956 Mediterranean
JAN 1958 - JAN 1959 Mediterranean
APR 1961 - JUN 1961 Escorted Submarine Floating Drydock to Holy Loch, Scotland
SEP 1961 - OCT 1961 Mediterranean-West Africa
OCT 1961 - Shellback Initiation - 14 OCT 1961 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL 1965 - SEP 1965 North Atlantic
AUG 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1965 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR 1966 - AUG 1966 Mediterranean
JAN 1967 - JUL 1967 Mediterranean
MAR 1967 - AUG 1967 USS Liberty incedent
MAR 1968 - AUG 1968 Mediterranean
OCT 1968 - OCT 1968 Decommisioning

AOG-52 General Specifications

Class: Patapsco-class gasoline tanker

Complement: 131 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1846 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 48 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Disposed of by scrapping26 June 1969