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U.S.S. DIOMEDES

(ARB-11)

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ARB-11 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARB-11 Shellback Initiation Add a ARB-11 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1944 - Keel Date: 19 OCT 1944
at Bethlehem Steel Company Hingham MA
JAN 1945 - Commissioned: 23 JAN 1945
JAN 1945 - Launch Date: 11 JAN 1945
FEB 1945 - Decommissioned: 21 FEB 1945

ARB-11 General Specifications

Class: Aristaeus-class repair ship

Named for: Diomedes

Complement: 260 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1781 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to West Germany 7 June 1961