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U.S.S. GORDIUS

(ARL-36)

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ARL-36 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARL-36 Shellback Initiation Add a ARL-36 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1945 - Keel Date: 5 FEB 1945
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
MAY 1945 - Commissioned: 18 MAY 1945
MAY 1945 - Launch Date: 7 MAY 1945
JUN 1945 - Decommissioned: 11 JUN 1945

ARL-36 General Specifications

Class: Achelous class repair ship

Complement: 253 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2220 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 11 feet 2 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to Iran 7 September 1968