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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
DEC1940-Launch Date: 21 DEC 1940
MAY1941-NOV1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1941-Commissioned: 15 JUN 1941
JUL1955-Decommissioned: 31 JUL 1955
JUL1960-JUL1960Re-Commisioned
FEB1961-NOV1963china art treasure
FEB1961-FEB1962West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1961-MAY1963West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1962-MAR1963West Pac
JUL1962-FEB1963Westpac Deployment
JAN1964-West Pac - please list dates of each West Pac
JUL1964-FEB1965West Pac
JAN1966-DEC1966West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1966-SEP1966West Pac
FEB1966-SEP1966West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1966-MAY1967West Pac
SEP1966-MAY1967uss markab
NOV1966-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-DEC1968West Pac
JUN1968-DEC1968West Pac
JUL1968-DEC1968West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1969-DEC1969Decommisioning
SEP1970-OCT1970Decommisioning

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