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U.S.S. CUMBERLAND SOUND

(AV-17)

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AV-17 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1944 - JAN 1947 West Pac
FEB 1944 - Launch Date: 23 FEB 1944
AUG 1944 - Commissioned: 21 AUG 1944
AUG 1945 - SEP 1945 West Pac
JAN 1946 - SEP 1946 Bikini Atoll 1946 Operation Cross roads
MAY 1947 - Decommissioned: 27 MAY 1947

AV-17 General Specifications

Class: Kenneth Whiting-class seaplane tender

Complement: 1077 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8510 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Draft: 23 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Sold 23 April 1962