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U.S.S. NOXUBEE

(AOG-56)

ONE SHIP - MANY FINE MEN

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AOG-56 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AOG-56 Shellback Initiation Add a AOG-56 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1944 - Keel Date: 17 NOV 1944
APR 1945 - Launch Date: 3 APR 1945
OCT 1945 - Commissioned: 19 OCT 1945
JUN 1951 - APR 1952 Mediterranean
MAR 1959 - Decommissioned: 6 MAR 1959
SEP 1966 - SEP 1975 Recommisioning
MAR 1967 - SEP 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1968 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1969 - FEB 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1970 - JUN 1971 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN 1971 - JUN 1971 Mediterranean
MAR 1974 - MAY 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1974 - MAY 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam

AOG-56 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: Sold by MARAD for scrapping