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U.S.S. PURSUIT

(AGS-17)

AGS ALWAYS GOING SOMEWHERE

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AGS-17 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AGS-17 Shellback Initiation Add a AGS-17 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 12 NOV 1941
at Winslow Marine Railway and Shipbuilding Company
JUN 1942 - Launch Date: 12 JUN 1942
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 30 APR 1943
JAN 1954 - MAR 1955 Guantanamo Bay
MAY 1955 - OCT 1955 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
JAN 1956 - OCT 1956 Mediterranean
MAR 1958 - OCT 1958 Mediterranean
JUN 1960 - Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1960

AGS-17 General Specifications

Class: Auk-class minesweeper

Complement: 100 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 890 tons

Length: 221 feet 3 inches

Beam: 32 feet

Draft: 10 feet 9 in