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U.S.S. WHITE SANDS

(AGDS-1)

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AGDS-1 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1943 - Keel Date: 20 DEC 1943
at Pacific Bridge Company Alameda CA
JAN 1970 - JAN 1973 Middle Pacific
JAN 1971 - FEB 1974 Middle Pacific

AGDS-1 General Specifications

Class: ARD-12-class auxiliary repair dock

Named for: The White Sands region of New Mexico

Complement: 112 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 5200 tons

Length: 291 feet 8 inches

Beam: 81 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 1974