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AGS-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Launch Date: 7 AUG 1943
MAR1944-Commissioned: 29 MAR 1944
AUG1949-Decommissioned: 26 AUG 1949

AGS-8 General Specifications

Class: PCS-1376-class minesweeper

Named for: Benjamin Dutton

Complement: 74 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 340 tons

Length: 136 feet

Beam: 23 feet 4 inches

Flank Speed: 14 knots

Final Disposition: Sold 21 February 1950