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USS TANNER AGS-15

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Displacement 4,087 t.(lt) 7,080 t.(fl)
Length 426'
Beam 58'
Draft 16'5"
Speed 16.9 kts.
Complement 303
Armament
one single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount
four dual 40mm AA gun mounts
ten single 20mm AA gun mounts
Cargo Capacity 4,450 DWT
Boats
one LCP(L)
twelve LCVPs
eight LCM(3)s
Troop Accommodations 264
Propulsion two turbo-electric engines, twin shafts, 6,000shp
 
 Artemis Class Attack Cargo Ship:  Laid Down as a Maritime Commission type (S4-SE2-BE1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1895) at Welsh-Kaiser Co. Providence, RI; Launched, 5 January 1945; Commissioned USS Pamina (AKA-34), 10 February 1945; Reclassified an Auxiliary Geographical Survey Ship and renamed, USS Tanner (AGS-15), 15 May 1946 with the addition of four large sound-boats, a modern drafting room, print shop and photographic laboratory and a helicopter flight deck. Decommissioned 14 July 1969; Struck  from the Naval Register, 1 August 1969; Returned to the Maritime Administration; Final Disposition, scrapped in 1970.

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NOVEMBER CHARLIE ALPHA ZULU

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