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USS CATSKILL

(MCS-1)

A Light Wind that Disturbs the Calm

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MCS-1 Deployments - Major Events

Add a MCS-1 Shellback Initiation Add a MCS-1 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1941 Keel Date: 12 JUL 1941
at Willamette Iron and Steel Works Portland Oregon
MAY 1942 Launch Date: 19 MAY 1942
JUN 1944 Commissioned: 30 JUN 1944
AUG 1946 Decommissioned: 30 AUG 1946
JUL 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 21 JUL 1968 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1969 - DEC 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1969 - DEC 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1969 - MAY 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1969 - MAY 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1969 - SEP 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1969 - NOV 1970 West Pac
DEC 1970 - DEC 1970 Decommissioning

MCS-1 General Specifications

Complement: 400+ Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5875 tons

Length: 455 feet 5 inches

Beam: 60 feet 2 inches

Draft: 20 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots