U.S.S. MAHOPAC

(ATA-196)

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ATA-196 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1944 - Keel Date: 24 NOV 1944
at Levingston Shipbuilding Co. Orange TX
DEC 1944 - Launch Date: 21 DEC 1944
MAR 1945 - Commissioned: 6 MAR 1945
APR 1957 - DEC 1960 West Pac
JAN 1965 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1965 - OCT 1995 Dry Dock
OCT 1966 - NOV 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 9 MAY 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1968 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 19 APR 1969 - Pacific Ocean

ATA-196 General Specifications

Class: Sotoyomo-class auxiliary fleet tug

Complement: 45 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 534 tons

Length: 143 feet

Beam: 33 feet

Draft: 13 feet

Final Disposition: Sold to Taiwan under the Security Assistance Program (SAP) 1 May 1976 renamed Ta Peng (ATA-549)