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U.S.S. OCEANUS

(ARB-2)

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ARB-2 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARB-2 Shellback Initiation Add a ARB-2 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1942 - Keel Date: 12 NOV 1942
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 11 FEB 1943
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 22 MAY 1943
JAN 1947 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

ARB-2 General Specifications

Class: Aristaeus-class battle damage repair ship

Named for: Oceanus

Complement: 260 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1781 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 3 May 1962