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APA-89 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1941-Launch Date: 27 SEP 1941
APR1943-Commissioned: 24 APR 1943
APR1943-DEC1943West Africa
AUG1944-Shellback Initiation - 29 AUG 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1945-MAR1945Middle Pacific
SEP1946-SEP1946Middle Pacific

APA-89 General Specifications

Class: Frederick Funston-class attack transport

Named for: General Frederick Funston

Complement: 576 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7000 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 16 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1969