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U.S.S. CURTISS

(AV-4)


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AV-4 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1940-Launch Date: 20 APR 1940
NOV1940-Commissioned: 15 NOV 1940
APR1951-JUN1951Atombombentest Greenhouse-
AUG1952-DEC1952Marshall Islands Hydrogen bomb test Nov. 1 1952
NOV1952-DEC1952marshall islands hydrogen bomb test
DEC1956-MAY1957Operation DeepFreeze II
SEP1957-Decommissioned: 24 SEP 1957

AV-4 General Specifications

Class: Curtiss-class seaplane tender

Complement: 1195 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8671 tons

Length: 527 feet 4 inches

Beam: 69 feet 3 inches

Draft: 21 feet 11 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping February 1972