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ARL-5 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 8 MAR 1943
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
MAY1943-Launch Date: 28 MAY 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 21 JUL 1943
JUL1943-Decommissioned: 19 JUL 1943

ARL-5 General Specifications

Class: Achelous class landing craft repair ship

Complement: 255 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2220 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 11 feet 2 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to the Royal Navy 29 July 1943Sold to Argentina 20 August 1947