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USS DARKE

(APA-159)

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APA-159 Deployments - Major Events

Add a APA-159 Shellback Initiation Add a APA-159 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1944 Launch Date: 29 AUG 1944
OCT 1944 Commissioned: 10 OCT 1944
JAN 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 31 JAN 1945 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1946 Decommissioned: 17 APR 1946

APA-159 General Specifications

Complement: 56 Officers and 480 Enlisted

Displacement: 6873 tons

Length: 455 feet

Beam: 62 feet

Draft: 24 feet

Flank Speed: 17 knots