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U.S.S. CHEPACHET

(AO-78)


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AO-78 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1942-Keel Date: 1 NOV 1942
at Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Chester PA
JAN1943-DEC1945Middle Pacific
MAR1943-Launch Date: 10 MAR 1943
APR1943-Commissioned: 27 APR 1943
JUL1944-Shellback Initiation - 21 JUL 1944 - Indian Ocean
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 15 MAY 1946

AO-78 General Specifications

Complement: 232 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5782 tons

Length: 523 feet 6 inches

Beam: 68 feet

Draft: 30 feet

Flank Speed: 15 Knots