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USS Compass Island (EAG 153) in December 1959.
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Class: COMPASS ISLAND (EAG 153)
Design: MA C4-S-1a
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
EAGNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm
153COMPASS ISLAND29 Mar 1956New York SB17 Mar 195212 Mar 19533 Dec 1956

Disposition:
EAGNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
153COMPASS ISLAND1 May 19801 Oct 1981MA/T9[30] Apr 199325 Jul 2003

Class Notes:
MA/T is 9 Apr 1993 in NVR.

Ship Notes:
EAGNameMANotes
153COMPASS ISLAND26(ex-GARDEN MARINER, compl. 24 Oct 1953). Ex-YAG-56 19 Jun 1956. Conversion completed 3 Dec 1956. To AG 153 1 Apr 1968. Replaced 1980 by AG 194 (ex AGM 19). To MA custody 4 Sep 1980. To Navy Retention status in NDRF 31 Jul 1984. [NVR/PHS indicates strike 31 Mar 1986.] Title to MA 9 Apr 1993. Disposal contract awarded 25 Jul 2003, to be BU by Able in Teeside (Hartlepool), UK with Caloosahatchee, Canisteo, and Canopus. Arrived in UK early Dec 2003. Local protests delayed scrapping until Able UK secured waste management licensing in August 2008. BU complete 3 Jun 2010.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 18 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR, VSC