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USNS Hayes (AGOR 16) on 7 July 1971.
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Class: HAYES (AGOR 16)
Design: SCB Project No. 726.67
Displacement (tons): 2,329 light, 4,521 full
Dimensions (feet): 246' oa, 224' wl x 75' e/wl [each hull 24’] x 22' max nav, 20' lim
Armament: none
Accommodations: 11 officers, 33unlicensed, 25 scientists
Speed (kts.): 15
Propulsion (HP): 5,400
Machinery: Geared diesel, 2 screws

Construction:
AGORNameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
16HAYES10 Dec 1968Todd, Seattle12 Nov 19692 Jul 197021 Jul 1971

Disposition:
AGORNameTInactStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale
16HAYESTDECOM1 Oct 2008DISPFATEMASALE

Class Notes:
Approved characteristics for Oceanographic Research Ship (T-AGOR), SCB Project No. 726.67, were promulgated on 15 March 1967 with a final change on 6 August 1969. The mission was to conduct acoustic research for anti-submarine warfare. [card]

Ship Notes:
AGORNameMANotes
16HAYESFY 1967. To Com 13 from builder 21 Jul 1971. To MSTS from Com 13 on 13 Aug 1971. Operated by MSTS for NRL / Loaned to Hudson Labs, Columbia Univ. Laid up 1983. Converted to acoustic research ship 1987-90. On special duty Feb 1987. To AG 195 20 Mar 1989, in service 19 Jun 1992. Was laid up at Phila. 2020.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 19 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR