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ARG-16 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1944-Keel Date: 30 AUG 1944
at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. Baltimore Maryland
OCT1944-Launch Date: 5 OCT 1944
NOV1944-JUL1946West Pac
MAY1945-Commissioned: 31 MAY 1945
OCT1959-Decommissioned: 31 OCT 1959

ARG-16 General Specifications

Named for: Kermit Roosevelt

Complement: 401 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5159 tons

Length: 441 feet 6 inches

Beam: 56 feet 11 inches

Draft: 23 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 25 August 1960