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USS Prevail (AGS 17) on 5 August 1953
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Class: PURSUIT (AGS 17)
Design: Navy AM 221'
Displacement (tons): 880 light, 1,260 full
Dimensions (feet): 221' oa, 215' wl x 32' e/wl x 11' max nav
Armament: (17-19) 2-40mmT; (20) 6-20mmS; (20: 1956) none; (28) none
Accommodations: (17) 9 officers, 110 enlisted
Speed (kts.): 18
Propulsion (HP): 2,000
Machinery: Diesel electric, 2 screws

Construction:
AGSNameReclasBuilderKeelLaunchComm
17PURSUIT18 Aug 1951Winslow Marine12 Nov 194112 Jun 194215 Feb 1950
18REQUISITE18 Aug 1951Winslow Marine12 Nov 194125 Jul 194215 Feb 1950
19SHELDRAKE1 Apr 1952Gen Eng24 Jun 194112 Feb 194214 Apr 1952
20PREVAIL1 Apr 1952Penn SY Beaumont15 Nov 194113 Sep 19421 Apr 1952
28TOWHEE1 Apr 1964Am SB, Cleveland21 Mar 19446 Jan 19451 Apr 1964

Disposition:
AGSNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale
17PURSUIT30 Jun 19601 Jul 196016 Dec 1960Navy sale--
18REQUISITE1 Apr 19641 Apr 19643 Feb 1965Navy sale--
19SHELDRAKE1 Aug 196830 Jun 19682 Nov 1971Navy sale--
20PREVAIL10 Jan 196410 Jan 1964Nov 1964Navy sale--
28TOWHEE30 Apr 19691 May 19696 Mar 1970Navy sale--

Class Notes:
The classification of AM 108 and AM 109 was changed to AGS 17 and AGS 18 on 18 Aug 1951. The classification of AM 62 and AM 107 was changed to AGS 19 and AGS 20 on 1 April 1952.

Ship Notes:
AGSNameMANotes
17PURSUIT(ex-AM 108, compl. 30 Apr 1943).
18REQUISITE(ex-AM 109, compl. 7 Jun 1943). Recomm. 15 Feb 1950.
19SHELDRAKE(ex-AM 62, compl. 14 Oct 1942). Recomm. 14 Apr 1953. Decom is after stk.
20PREVAIL(ex-AM 107, compl. 17 Apr 1943). Recomm. 1 Apr 1952
28TOWHEE(ex-MSF 388, ex-AM 388, compl. 18 May 1945). On 25 February 1964 effective 1 April 1964 TOWHEE (MSF 388) was reclassified to AGS 28. Recomm. 1 Apr 1964.

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