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AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AQ AS AT AW AX AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET EW
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IS IT JO LI LN LS
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS OT
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER


U.S.S. AEOLUS

(ARC-3)

CAN DO

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ARC-3 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1945-Keel Date: 29 MAR 1945
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
MAY1945-Launch Date: 20 MAY 1945
MAR1955-MAR1955Re-Commisioned
JAN1959-AUG1963Alaska
OCT1959-DEC1959Caribbean
JAN1960-APR1960Caribbean
JAN1962-OCT1962Middle Pacific
FEB1963-JUN1963Regular overhaul at Boston Naval Shipyard
JAN1964-OCT1964Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUL1964-Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1964 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1965-SEP1965North Atlantic
NOV1966-MAR1967Alaska
MAY1968-JAN1969Cable Operations
MAY1968-JAN1969West Pac
MAY1968-JAN1969Cable Operations
AUG1970-DEC1970Panama Canal
AUG1970-MAY1972Panama Canal During Agent Orange Usage
APR1971-OCT1971hurricane in route to Adak Naval Air Station
APR1971-OCT1971Russian Migs and Bomber doing fly by Bearing Sea!!
APR1971-OCT1971West Pac
MAY1971-OCT1971West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1971-OCT1971West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1971-OCT1971West Pac
OCT1971-MAY1972West Pac

ARC-3 General Specifications

Class: Artemis-class attack cargo ship

Complement: 80 Civilian and 2 USN

Displacement: 4087 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 58 feet

Draft: 19 feet

Final Disposition: Sunk as artificial reef August 1988