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U.S.S. HYADES

(AF-28)

SERVICE TO THE FLEET

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AF-28 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AF-28 Shellback Initiation Add a AF-28 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1942-Keel Date: 12 OCT 1942
JUN1943-Launch Date: 12 JUN 1943
JUN1946-SEP1946atom bomb test -Bikini Atoll
JUN1946-Shellback Initiation - 18 JUN 1946 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1946-Shellback Initiation - 24 JUN 1946 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1946-SEP1946West Pac
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
APR1963- Shellback Initiation - 8 APR 1963 - Atlantic Ocean
APR1963- Shellback Initiation - 8 APR 1963 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1965-MAR1965Mediterranean
MAY1965-MAY1965Guantanamo Bay
JUL1965-JUL1965Dependents Cruise
AUG1965-DEC1965Regular Overhaul
OCT1965-JUL1966Mediterranean
JAN1967-FEB1967Mediterranean
APR1967-APR1967Caribbean
JUN1967-JUL1967Mediterranean
FEB1968-MAR1968Mediterranean
APR1968-JUN1968Mediterranean
MAY1968-MAY1968Guantanamo Bay
JUL1968-AUG1968Mediterranean
OCT1968-OCT1968Decommisioning

AF-28 General Specifications

Complement: 252 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7700 tons

Length: 469 feet 9 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Draft: 25 feet 11 in

Flank Speed: 16 kts