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U.S.S. GENESEE

(AOG-8)

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AOG-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1943-Launch Date: 23 SEP 1943
MAY1944-Commissioned: 28 MAY 1944
DEC1949-Decommissioned: 14 DEC 1949
OCT1952-OCT1952Inchon Landing
FEB1957-Shellback Initiation - 18 FEB 1957 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1960-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1961-JUL1963West Pac
JAN1968-SEP1968West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1968-NOV1970West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1968-MAY1969West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1969-DEC1969West Pac-Viet Nam

AOG-8 General Specifications

Complement: 131 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1850 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 48 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Flank Speed: 15 Knots