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U.S.S. KENNETH WHITING

(AV-14)

FIGHTING WHITING

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AV-14 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - JAN 1945 West Pac
DEC 1943 - Launch Date: 15 DEC 1943
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 8 MAY 1944
OCT 1944 - SEP 1945 Middle Pacific
JAN 1955 - JAN 1955 Dependents Cruise
MAY 1955 - NOV 1955 West Pac
MAY 1956 - SEP 1956 West Pac
FEB 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 5 FEB 1958 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1958 - Decommissioned: 30 SEP 1958

AV-14 General Specifications

Class: Kenneth Whiting-class seaplane tender

Complement: 113 Officers and 964 Enlisted

Displacement: 8510 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Draft: 23 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Sold 21 February 1962