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AVP-27 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1942-Keel Date: 25 FEB 1942
at Lake Washington Shipyard Houghton Washington
AUG1942-Launch Date: 2 AUG 1942
OCT1943-Commissioned: 17 OCT 1943
AUG1946-Decommissioned: 21 AUG 1946

AVP-27 General Specifications

Class: Barnegat-class motor torpedo boat tender

Named for: Mobjack Bay

Complement: 360 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1760 tons

Length: 310 feet 9 inches

Beam: 41 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 18 Knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to U.S. Department of Commerce 21 August 1946