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ARL-7 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1943-Keel Date: 3 JUN 1943
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
OCT1943-Launch Date: 19 OCT 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 15 NOV 1943
JUN1944-APR1945D-Day, Normandy, France - English Channel Operations
NOV1951-OCT1952Korean War Service - Yokosuka/Sasebo, Japan & Okinawa
AUG1954-SEP1954Operation Passage to Freedom, Haipong, Indochina (North Vietnam)
APR1956-Decommissioned: 13 APR 1956

ARL-7 General Specifications

Class: Achelous class repair ship

Complement: 255 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1781 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 11 feet 2 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 18 September 1973