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U.S.S. HELIOS

(ARB-12)

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ARB-12 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1944 - Keel Date: 23 NOV 1944
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
FEB 1945 - Commissioned: 26 FEB 1945
FEB 1945 - Launch Date: 14 FEB 1945
DEC 1946 - Decommissioned: 3 DEC 1946

ARB-12 General Specifications

Class: Aristaeus-class battle damage repair ship

Named for: Helios

Complement: 260 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1781 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Brazil 19 January 1962