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AOG-42 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1944-Keel Date: 29 SEP 1944
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
OCT1944-Launch Date: 29 OCT 1944
DEC1944-Commissioned: 14 DEC 1944
MAY1947-Decommissioned: 10 MAY 1947

AOG-42 General Specifications

Class: Mettawee-class gasoline tanker

Named for: Towaliga River

Complement: 62 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 846 tons

Length: 220 feet 6 inches

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 10 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to the Republic of China 1947