U.S.S. AEOLUS

(ARC-3)

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ARC-3 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARC-3 Shellback Initiation Add a ARC-3 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1945 - Keel Date: 29 MAR 1945
at Walsh-Kaiser Company Providence RI
MAY 1945 - Launch Date: 20 MAY 1945
MAR 1955 - MAR 1955 Re-Commisioned
JAN 1959 - AUG 1963 Alaska
OCT 1959 - DEC 1959 Caribbean
JAN 1960 - APR 1960 Caribbean
JAN 1962 - OCT 1962 Middle Pacific
FEB 1963 - JUN 1963 Regular overhaul at Boston Naval Shipyard
JAN 1964 - OCT 1964 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUL 1964 - Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1964 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL 1965 - SEP 1965 North Atlantic
NOV 1966 - MAR 1967 Alaska
AUG 1970 - MAY 1972 Panama Canal During Agent Orange Usage
AUG 1970 - DEC 1970 Panama Canal
APR 1971 - OCT 1971 hurricane in route to Adak Naval Air Station
APR 1971 - OCT 1971 Russian Migs and Bomber doing fly by Bearing Sea!!
APR 1971 - OCT 1971 West Pac
MAY 1971 - OCT 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1971 - OCT 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1971 - OCT 1971 West Pac
OCT 1971 - MAY 1972 West 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