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AVP-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1918-Keel Date: 1 OCT 1918
at Todd Shipyard Corp.New York
MAR1919-Launch Date: 19 MAR 1919
JUL1919-Commissioned: 10 JUL 1919

AVP-8 General Specifications

Class: Lapwing-class minesweeper

Named for: the gannet bird

Complement: 72 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 950 tons

Length: 187 feet 10 inches

Beam: 35 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 14 knots

Final Disposition: Torpedoed northwest of Bermuda 7 June 1942