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USS Altair (AKS 32) on date
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Class: ALTAIR (AKS 32, VC2-S-AP3)
Design: MC VC2-S-AP3
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
AKSNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm
32ALTAIR7 Jul 1951Oregon SB20 Apr 194430 May 194431 Jan 1952
33ANTARES23 Jul 1951Oregon SB6 Apr 194419 May 194412 Feb 1952

Disposition:
AKSNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
32ALTAIR2 May 19691 Jun 19731 Sep 1971MA14 Nov 1974
33ANTARES18 Dec 19641 Sep 19651 Sep 1965MA5 Apr 1974

Class Notes:
On 1 Jan 19## CNO directed the construction of ....

Ship Notes:
AKSNameMANotes
32ALTAIR110Ex merc. ABERDEEN VICTORY, completed 22 Jun 1944. Name and AK hull number assigned 26 Jul 1951. Ex AK 257 12 Aug 1952. Title from MA to Navy 31 May 1956. To MA custody (JRRF) 21 May 1969, permanent transfer (title) 1 Sep 1971, sold 14 Nov 1974 (Luria), physically delivered to buyer (removed) 31 Jan 1975, towed to Baltimore for BU.
33ANTARES107Ex merc. NAMPA VICTORY, completed 10 Jun 1944. Name and AK hull number assigned 26 Jul 1951. Ex AK 258 1 Apr 1959. Title from MA to Navy 31 May 1956. To MA custody 30 Mar 1965, permanent transfer 1 Sep 1965. Sold 5 Apr 1974, to buyer 31 May 1974.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 14 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR