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U.S.S. SANDPIPER

(AVP-9)


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AVP-9 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1918-Keel Date: 15 NOV 1918
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
APR1919-Launch Date: 28 APR 1919
OCT1919-Commissioned: 9 OCT 1919
DEC1945-Decommissioned: 10 DEC 1945

AVP-9 General Specifications

Class: Lapwing-class minesweeper

Complement: 78 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 840 tons

Length: 187 feet 10 inches

Beam: 35 feet 6 inches

Draft: 10 feet 4 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to Maritime Commission 12 October 1946