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APA-49 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 21 JUL 1942
at Moore Dry Dock
OCT1942-Launch Date: 20 OCT 1942
JUN1943-Commissioned: 28 JUN 1943
MAR1946-Decommissioned: 15 MAR 1946

APA-49 General Specifications

Class: Ormsby-class attack transport

Named for: Ormsby County

Complement: 46 Officers and 478 Enlisted

Displacement: 7300 tons

Length: 459 feet 3 inches

Beam: 63 feet

Flank Speed: 17 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped July 1969 after accident