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FACTS AND FIGURES

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NAME SAKEEx-USS NITRO (AE-2)
Commissioned 01 April 1921
Decommissioned 30 November 1945

CLASS
OTHER SHIPS IN CLASS
NITRO
Ex-USS PRYO (AE-24)
Ex-USS HALEAKALA (AE-25)
KEEL LAID
DATE KEEL LAIDED
CHRISTENED
SHIP's SPONSER
Bethlehem Sparrow's Point shipyard
20 May 1957
25 June 1958
Mrs. Randolph McCall Pate (deceased) wife of General Randolph McCall Pate
Commandant, United States Marine
Corps from 01 January 1956 to 31
December 1959.
COMMISSIONED01 May 1959 Norfolk, VA
HOME PORTSDavisville, RI (June 1959-July 1974)
Leonardo, NJ (July 1974-April 1995)
SPECIAL RESERVE STATUS
RECOMMISSIONED
May 1966
16 October 1967
LENGTH
BEAM
AVERAGE DRAFT
MAXIMUM DISPLACEMENT
MAXIMUM POWER
NUMBER OF SCREWS
SCREW DIAMETER
MAX CARGO LOAD
MAX NET EXPLOSIVE WEIGHT
CREW
512 feet
76 feet
26 feet
17,000 tons
16,000 shaft horse power
One
24ft 6inches
3,000 tons
500,000 N.E.W.
20 Officers
320 Enlisted


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