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USS CHILTON

(APA-38)

Any Time - Any Beach

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APA-38 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 Launch Date: 29 DEC 1942
JUN 1946 - AUG 1946 Middle Pacific
AUG 1949 Shellback Initiation - 15 AUG 1949 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL 1958 - NOV 1958 Mediterranean-Lebanon
AUG 1959 - OCT 1959 Beruit Lebanon
MAY 1960 - DEC 1960 Mediterranean
JAN 1961 - MAY 1961 bay of pigs
SEP 1961 - MAR 1962 Mediterranean
JAN 1962 - JAN 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB 1963 - MAY 1963 Mediterranean
SEP 1963 - DEC 1963 Caribbean
JUN 1964 - Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1964 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1965 - JUN 1965 Domican Republic Conflict
FEB 1965 - JUN 1965 dominican republic conflict
JUN 1965 - JUN 1965 Caribbean
NOV 1965 - APR 1966 Dry Dock
JAN 1966 - JAN 1967 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAY 1966 - NOV 1966 Mediterranean
AUG 1967 - FEB 1968 Mediterranean
JUL 1968 - DEC 1968 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
OCT 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1968 - Atlantic Ocean

APA-38 General Specifications

Complement: 51 Officers and 524 Enlisted

Displacement: 8100 tons

Length: 492 feet 6 inches

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Draft: 26 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sold by MARAD 15 July 1974