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U.S.S. TANGIER

(AV-8)

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AV-8 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AV-8 Shellback Initiation Add a AV-8 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1939 - Keel Date: 18 MAR 1939
at Union Minerals & Alloys Corporation
SEP 1940 - Launch Date: 15 SEP 1940
AUG 1941 - Commissioned: 25 AUG 1941
AUG 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 31 AUG 1943 - Pacific Ocean

AV-8 General Specifications

Complement: 1075 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 11760 tons

Length: 492 feet 1 inches

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Draft: 23 feet 9 in

Flank Speed: 18 Knots