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USNS American Mariner (T-AGM 12) ca. 1965.
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Class: AMERICAN MARINER (AGM 12)
Design: MC EC2-S-C1 (mod)
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:
AGMNameOrd/AcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm/Svc
12AMERICAN MARINER1 Jul 1964Bethlehem-Fairfield15 Aug 194130 Dec 1941COM/SRV

Disposition:
AGMNameTDecomm/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
12AMERICAN MARINERT1 Jul 19661 Jul 1966Oct 1966Target--

Class Notes:
This ship was among ten Air Force ships assigned to MSTS by the Secretary of Defense on 16 November 1963 and directed on 1 May 1964 to be instated or reinstated in the Naval Vessel Register effective the first day of the month following the date of their acceptance by the Navy. These became T-AGM 9 to T-AGM 18. AMERICAN MARINER on list 1 Jul 1964.

Ship Notes:
AGMNameMANotes
12AMERICAN MARINER20(ex-GEORGE CALVERT) Delivered 12 Feb 1942 when 65.4% complete for conversion to training ship, conversion completed 10 Mar 1943 and delivered to the WSA Division of Training for operation by the Coast Guard. Training ship at Kings Point from 1950 until to MA reserve 9 Dec 1953. Delivered to Army 18 Jun 1958 and outfitted 1959 with narrow-beam radar ICBM tracking equipment. Then operated by the Air Force until replaced 1964 by GENERAL H. H. ARNOLD and GENERAL HOYT S. VANDENBERG. On Navy list 1 Jul 1964. Scuttled Oct 1966 as a target for naval aircraft in Chesapeake Bay.

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