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U.S.S. ST. GEORGE

(AV-16)

Tender Sixteen

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AV-16 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - NOV 1945 North Atlantic
AUG 1943 - Keel Date: 4 AUG 1943
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation Tacoma WA
FEB 1944 - Launch Date: 14 FEB 1944
JUL 1944 - Commissioned: 24 JUL 1944
AUG 1946 - Decommissioned: 1 AUG 1946

AV-16 General Specifications

Class: Kenneth Whiting-class seaplane tender

Named for: Andrea Bafile

Complement: 1077 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8510 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 5 inches

Flank Speed: 18 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Italy