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U.S.S. CECIL

(APA-96)

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APA-96 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 Keel Date: 24 JUN 1943
at Western Pipe & Steel
SEP 1943 Launch Date: 27 SEP 1943
SEP 1944 Commissioned: 15 SEP 1944
MAR 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 9 MAR 1945 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1946 Decommissioned: 24 MAY 1946

APA-96 General Specifications

Class: Bayfield-class attack transport

Named for: A county in Maryland

Complement: 51 Officers and 524 Enlisted

Displacement: 8100 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 18 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped October 1974