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USS Protector (AGR 11).
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Class: GUARDIAN (AGR 1)
Design: MC Z-EC2-S-C5
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: triple expansion, # screw

Construction:
AGRNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm
1GUARDIAN3[5] Jun 1954J.A. Jones, Panama City20 Mar 19458 May 19451 Feb 1955
2LOOKOUT17 Aug 1954J.A. Jones, Panama City5 Apr 194524 May 19455 Mar 1955
3SKYWATCHER20[22] Sep 1954J.A. Jones, Panama City30 Nov 194416 Jan 194529 Mar 1955
4SEARCHER14[15] Sep 1954J.A. Jones, Panama City11 Dec 194423 Jan 19452 Apr 1955
5SCANNER10 Jun 1955J.A. Jones, Panama City24 Jan 194527 Feb 194530 Jan 1956
6LOCATOR9 Jun 1955J.A. Jones, Panama City9 Feb 194523 Mar 194521 Jan 1956
7PICKET11 Jul 1955J.A. Jones, Panama City28 Mar 194517 May 19458 Feb 1956
8INTERCEPTOR28 Jun 1955J.A. Jones, Panama City10 Jul 194512 Sep 194515 Feb 1956
9INVESTIGATOR8 May 1956J.A. Jones, Panama City28 Nov 19449 Jan 194516 Jan 1957
10OUTPOST22 May 1956J.A. Jones, Panama City14 Apr 19458 Jun 19456 Feb 1957
11PROTECTOR4 Jun 1956J.A. Jones, Panama City31 Jan 194515 Mar 194520 Feb 1957
12VIGIL11 Jun 1956J.A. Jones, Panama City14 Dec 194427 Jan 194528 Sep 1958
13INTERDICTOR7 May 1957J.A. Jones, Panama City18 May 194529 Jun 19457 Apr 1958
14INTERPRETER3 Jun 1957J.A. Jones, Panama City5 Jan 19458 Feb 194529 Sep 1958
15INTERRUPTER/TRACER21 May 1957J.A. Jones, Panama City24 Dec 194431 Jan 194516 Oct 1958
16WATCHMAN2 Apr 1958J.A. Jones, Panama City17 Jan 194520 Feb 19455 Jan 1959

Disposition:
AGRNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
1GUARDIAN28 Jul 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA23 Nov 1970
2LOOKOUT12 Jul 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA23 Nov 1970
3SKYWATCHER29 Mar 19651 Apr 196530 Mar 1965MA23 Dec 1970
4SEARCHER1 Jul 19651 Jul 19651 Jul 1965MA7 Aug 1970
5SCANNER21 Jul 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA3 Oct 1974
6LOCATOR9 Aug 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA3 Oct 1974
7PICKET1 Sep 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA17 Nov 1976
8INTERCEPTOR7 Jun 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA16 Feb 1978
9INVESTIGATOR29 Mar 19651 Apr 196529 Mar 1965MA23 Dec 1970
10OUTPOST1 Jul 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA23 Nov 1970
11PROTECTOR28 Jul 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA29 Nov 2004/D
12VIGIL3 Mar 19651 Apr 196531 Mar 1965MA23 Nov 1970
13INTERDICTOR5 Aug 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA13 Jun 1974
14INTERPRETER1 Jul 19651 Jul 196526 Jul 1965MA3 Oct 1974
15INTERRUPTER/TRACER1 Jul 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA15 Jul 1974
16WATCHMAN1 Sep 19651 Sep 19654 Feb 1966MA3 Oct 1974

Class Notes:
The first four were reclassified from YAG 41-44 in August 1954. Title to first eight from MA to USN 15 Feb 1966 (permanent transfer). All were reclassified from YAGR on 28 Sep 1958.

Ship Notes:
AGRNameMANotes
1GUARDIAN3137FY 1955. (ex-YAGR-1, ex-YAG-41) (ex-JAMES G. SQUIRES, compl. 31 May 1945). Renamed 19 Jan 1955 as YAGR. [Decom from Musgrove.] To MA custody 28 Jul 1965. To buyer 21 Dec 1970.
2LOOKOUT3139FY 1955. (ex-YAGR-2, ex-YAG-42) (ex-CLAUDE KITCHIN, compl. 25 Jun 1945). Renamed 19 Jan 1955 as YAGR. To MA custody 12 Jul 1965. To buyer 17 Feb 1971.
3SKYWATCHER2337FY 1955. (ex-YAGR-3, ex-YAG-43) (ex-RAFAEL R. RIVERA, compl. 30 Jan 1945). Renamed 19 Jan 1955 as YAGR. To buyer 17 Apr 1971.
4SEARCHER2338FY 1955. (ex-YAGR-4, ex-YAG-44) (ex-JAMES W. WHEELER, compl. 5 Feb 1945). Renamed 19 Jan 1955 as YAGR. To buyer 31 Aug 1970.
5SCANNER2344FY 1956. (ex-YAGR-5) (ex-EDWIN D. HOWARD, compl. 14 Mar 1945). Renamed 12 Sep 1955 as YAGR. To MA custody 26 Jul 1965. To buyer 4 Nov 1974.
6LOCATOR2347FY 1956. (ex-YAGR-6) (ex-FRANK O. PETERSON, compl. 6 Apr 1945). Renamed 12 Sep 1955 as YAGR. To MA custody 27 Jul 1965. To buyer 4 Jan 1975.
7PICKET3138FY 1956. (ex-YAGR-7) (ex-JAMES F. HARRELL, compl. 11 Jun 1945). Renamed 12 Sep 1955 as YAGR. [Decom from Musgrove.] MA custody 4 Aug 1965. To buyer 10 Dec 1976.
8INTERCEPTOR3147FY 1956. (ex-YAGR-8) (ex-EDWARD W. BURTON, compl. 8 Nov 1945). Renamed 12 Sep 1955 as YAGR. To MA custody 1 Jul 1965.
9INVESTIGATOR2336FY 1957. (ex-YAGR-9) (ex-CHARLES A. DRAPER, compl. 24 Jan 1945). Renamed 7 Aug 1956 as YAGR. To buyer 17 Apr 1971.
10OUTPOST3140FY 1957. (ex-YAGR-10) (ex-FRANCIS J. O'GARA, compl. 30 Jun 1945). Renamed 7 Aug 1956 as YAGR. To MA custody 21 Jul 1965. To buyer 13 Apr 1971.
11PROTECTOR2346FY 1957. (ex-YAGR-11) (ex-WARREN P. MARKS, compl. 29 Mar 1945). Renamed 7 Aug 1956 as YAGR. To MA custody 29 Jul 1965. To JRRF from HRRF 18 Sep 1970. BU complete 30 Nov 2005.
12VIGIL2339FY 1957. (ex-YAGR-12) (ex-RAYMOND VAN BROGAN, compl. 10 Feb 1945). Renamed 7 Aug 1956 as YAGR. To buyer 21 Dec 1970.
13INTERDICTOR3142FY 1958. (ex-YAGR-13) (ex-EDWIN H. DUFF, compl. 27 Jul 1945). Renamed 19 Dec 1957 as YAGR. To MA custody 5 Aug 1965. To buyer 1 Jul 1974.
14INTERPRETER2341FY 1958. (ex-YAGR-14) (ex-DUDLEY H. THOMAS, compl. 21 Feb 1945). Renamed 19 Dec 1957 as YAGR. [Decom from Musgrove.] To buyer 4 Nov 1974.
15INTERRUPTER/TRACER2340FY 1958. (ex-YAGR-15) (ex-WILLIAM J. RIDDLE, compl. 15 Feb 1945). Renamed 19 Dec 1957 as YAGR. Renamed TRACER 4 Sep 1959. To MA custody 16 Aug 1965. Sold for conversion to a fish processing plant (Union Seafoods). To buyer 1 Aug 1974 and renamed UNION. BU 2000 in China.
16WATCHMAN2343FY 1958. (ex-YAGR-16) (ex-VERNON S. HOOD, compl. 7 Mar 1945). Renamed 14 Apr 1958 1957 as YAGR. To MA custody 11 Aug 1965. To buyer 28 Feb 1975.

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