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U.S.S. POCOMOKE

(AV-9)

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AV-9 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1939 - Keel Date: 14 AUG 1939
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JUN 1940 - Launch Date: 8 JUN 1940
JUL 1941 - Commissioned: 18 JUL 1941
JAN 1943 - JAN 1943 Middle Pacific
JUL 1946 - Decommissioned: 10 JUL 1946

AV-9 General Specifications

Class: Pocomoke-class seaplane tender

Complement: 689 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 8950 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Draft: 21 feet 2 in

Final Disposition: Sold 12 December 1961