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U.S.S. VIKING

(ARS-1)

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ARS-1 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1917 - Keel Date: 18 OCT 1917
AUG 1918 - Launch Date: 24 AUG 1918
FEB 1919 - Commissioned: 12 FEB 1919
MAY 1922 - Decommissioned: 5 MAY 1922

ARS-1 General Specifications

Class: Lapwing-class minesweeper

Named for: flamingo

Complement: 78 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 850 tons

Length: 180 feet

Beam: 35 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 14 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey 23 January