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U.S.S. ULYSSES

(ARB-9)

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ARB-9 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARB-9 Shellback Initiation Add a ARB-9 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1944 - Keel Date: 2 NOV 1944
at Bethlehem Steel Company Hingham MA
DEC 1944 - Commissioned: 27 DEC 1944
DEC 1944 - Launch Date: 2 DEC 1944
FEB 1947 - Decommissioned: 28 FEB 1947

ARB-9 General Specifications

Class: Aristaeus-class repair ship

Named for: Ulysses

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