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AOG-48 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 23 NOV 1943
at Cargill Inc. Savage Minnesota
APR1944-Launch Date: 15 APR 1944
DEC1944-Commissioned: 5 DEC 1944

AOG-48 General Specifications

Class: Patapsco-class gasoline tanker

Complement: 131 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1846 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 48 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Sunk by explosion with the loss of 6 lives 7 October 1949