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U.S.S. NESPELEN

(AOG-55)

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AOG-55 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1944-Keel Date: 28 AUG 1944
at Cargill Inc.
APR1945-Launch Date: 10 APR 1945
AUG1945-Commissioned: 9 AUG 1945
NOV1955-APR1956Antarctic Circle
NOV1955-Shellback Initiation - 18 NOV 1955 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1962-AUG1962Mediterranean
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV1965-APR1966Mediterranean
JUL1966-MAR1967Mediterranean
MAY1967-Shellback Initiation - 22 MAY 1967 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1969-APR1970Mediterranean
APR1970-OCT1970Mediterranean
JUN1972-JAN1973Mediterranean
JUN1973-DEC1973Mediterranean

AOG-55 General Specifications

Class: Patapsco-class gasoline tanker

Complement: 124 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 4335 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 48 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap on 24 March 1976