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U.S.S. BUSHNELL

(AS-15)

GAUDETE SERVIAMUS

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AS-15 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AS-15 Shellback Initiation Add a AS-15 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Launch Date: 14 SEP 1942
JAN 1943 - JAN 1949 Commisioning
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 10 APR 1943
JAN 1949 - JAN 1951 Inchon Landing
JAN 1952 - JAN 1955 Recommisioning
FEB 1952 - JAN 1953 Mediterranean
JAN 1958 - JAN 1959 Dry Dock
JAN 1958 - FEB 1958 Key West to Havana Cuba
JAN 1959 - JAN 1960 Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN 1961 - MAR 1964 Guantanamo Bay
JAN 1965 - FEB 1965 New Orleans
SEP 1966 - JAN 1967 Caribbean
APR 1967 - MAY 1967 Guantanamo Bay
OCT 1967 - OCT 1967 Guantanamo Bay
FEB 1968 - APR 1968 San Juan P.R.
MAR 1968 - APR 1968 Spring board
MAR 1968 - MAR 1970 Key West FL
AUG 1969 - AUG 1969 New Orleans--Hurricane Camile
FEB 1970 - FEB 1970 Mardi Gras New Orleans LA

AS-15 General Specifications

Class: Fulton-class submarine tender

Named for: David Bushnell

Complement: 444 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9734 tons

Length: 530 feet 6 inches

Beam: 73 feet 4 inches

Flank Speed: 18 Knots

Final Disposition: Sunk 1 June 1983