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U.S.S. PHAON

(ARB-3)

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ARB-3 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARB-3 Shellback Initiation Add a ARB-3 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 17 SEP 1942
at Tampa Shipbuilding Company Tampa FL
JAN 1943 - Launch Date: 30 JAN 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 5 AUG 1943
AUG 1946 - Shellback Initiation - 5 AUG 1946 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1947 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

ARB-3 General Specifications

Class: Aristaeus-class battle damage repair ship

Named for: Phaon

Complement: 260 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1781 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 8 July 1962