U.S.S. GRAPPLE

(ARS-7)

IT SHALL BE DONE

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ARS-7 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Launch Date: 31 DEC 1942
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 16 DEC 1943
AUG 1946 - Decommissioned: 30 AUG 1946
JUL 1956 - SEP 1956 Alaska / Artic Resupply
MAY 1960 - MAY 1960 TSUNAMI CLEANUP HILO, HAWAII
JUL 1964 - Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1964 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1966 - JUL 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1969 - FEB 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1970 - APR 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 10 NOV 1971 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1971 - DEC 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1972 - JAN 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1972 - Shellback Initiation - 12 NOV 1972 - Pacific Ocean

ARS-7 General Specifications

Complement: 120 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 213 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet

Draft: 14 feet 4 in

Flank Speed: 15 knots