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U.S.S. MARKAB

(AR-23)

Service To The Fleet

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AR-23 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1940 Launch Date: 21 DEC 1940
MAY 1941 - NOV 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1941 Commissioned: 15 JUN 1941
JUL 1955 Decommissioned: 31 JUL 1955
JUL 1960 - JUL 1960 Re-Commisioned
FEB 1961 - FEB 1962 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1961 - MAY 1963 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1962 - FEB 1963 Westpac Deployment
JAN 1964 - West Pac - please list dates of each West Pac
JUL 1964 - FEB 1965 West Pac
JAN 1966 - DEC 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1966 - SEP 1966 West Pac
FEB 1966 - SEP 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1966 - MAY 1967 West Pac
SEP 1966 - MAY 1967 uss markab
NOV 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1968 - DEC 1968 West Pac
DEC 1969 - DEC 1969 Decommisioning
SEP 1970 - OCT 1970 Decommisioning

AR-23 General Specifications

Class: Hamul-class destroyer tender

Complement: 864 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8560 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet

Draft: 28 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to the Maritime Administration 12 March 1976Sold for scrapping 12 April 1977