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U.S.S. KRISHNA

(ARL-38)

CAN-DO KRISHNA

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USS KRISHNA (ARL-38) - an Achelous class repair ship

In Commission 1945 to 1971

ARL-38 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ARL-38 Shellback Initiation Add a ARL-38 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1945 - Keel Date: 23 FEB 1945
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
MAY 1945 - Launch Date: 25 MAY 1945
DEC 1945 - Commissioned: 3 DEC 1945
APR 1951 - JAN 1952 Greenland - Thule Naval Base
OCT 1962 - DEC 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1964 - NOV 1964 Mediterranean
DEC 1964 - FEB 1965 North Atlantic
MAR 1965 - AUG 1965 West Pac
SEP 1965 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JAN 1970 West Pac
JAN 1968 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 11 JUN 1968 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1968 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1970 - APR 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1970 - JUL 1970 Ship mined during service in Vietnam
SEP 1971 - Decommissioned: 15 SEP 1971

ARL-38 General Specifications

Class: Achelous class repair ship

Complement: 260 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1781 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 11 feet 2 in

Final Disposition: Unknown