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USS Kansas City (AOR-3) (Non-retention)

The USS Kansas City is the third ship in the Wichita-class of U.S. Navy replenishment oilers.  Its keel was laid on April 18, 1968 at General Dynamics Corporation in Quincy, Massachusetts and it was launched on June 1, 1969.  Kansas City was commissioned on June 6, 1970.  The ship served in both the Vietnam War and Operation DESERT STORM.  The Navy decommissioned the ship on October 7, 1994, and transferred it to the Maritime Administration for disposal purposes on February 24, 2001.  The ship currently sits in the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet in Benicia, California.

Naval History and Heritage Command Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

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