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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
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw
|12||AMERICAN MARINER||1 Jul 1964||Bethlehem-Fairfield||15 Aug 1941||30 Dec 1941||COM/SRV|
|12||AMERICAN MARINER||T||1 Jul 1966||1 Jul 1966||Oct 1966||Target||--|
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.
|12||AMERICAN MARINER||20||(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.|
Compiled: 18 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon