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U.S.S. RIO GRANDE

(AOG-3)

WE DELIVER GAS

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AOG-3 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1942-Keel Date: 30 JUN 1942
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
SEP1942-Launch Date: 23 SEP 1942
APR1943-Commissioned: 10 APR 1943
JUN1943-DEC1945West Pac
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 28 JUN 1946
JUN1952-Shellback Initiation - 7 JUN 1952 - Pacific Ocean

AOG-3 General Specifications

Class: Patapsco-class gasoline tanker

Complement: 131 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1850 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 48 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 7 February 1972