High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Zeus (ARB-4) was one of 12 Aristaeus-class battle damage repair ships built for the United States Navy during World War II. Named for Zeus (in Greek mythology, the king of the gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus, and god of the sky and thunder), she was the only U.S. Naval vessel to bear the name. Originally laid down as LST-132 on 17 June 1943 at Seneca, Illinois by the Chicago Bridge a Iron Company; launched on 26 October 1943; sponsored by Mrs. C. A. Brown; converted to a battle damage repair ship by the Maryland Drydock Company at Baltimore, Maryland; and commissioned at Norfolk, Virginia on 11 April 1944.
|Title||:||USS Zeus (Arb-4)|
|Author||:||Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow|