Allied Warships

USS Wyoming (AG 17)

Battleship of the Wyoming class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAG 17 
ModTraining ship 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down9 Feb 1910 
Launched25 May 1911 
Commissioned25 Sep 1912 
End service1 Aug 1947 

Converted to a training ship at Norfolk Navy Yard during 1930/1931.
Redesignated AG 17 and recommissioned on 1 July 1931.
Served as a gunnery training ship during WWII.
Refitted as an Anti-Aircraft training ship at Norfolk Navy Yard from 12 January 1944 until 3 April 1944.
Decommissioned 1 August 1947.
Stricken 16 September 1947.
Sold 30 October 1947 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Wyoming (AG 17)

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1Donald Flanner Patterson, USN16 May 1939

2Capt. Van Leer Kirkman, USN

3T/Capt. Raymond Wilson Holsinger, USN 4 Dec 1943
4T/Capt. Richard Renwick Hartung, USN4 Dec 19439 Sep 1944
5T/Capt. Timothy Francis Wellings, USN9 Sep 1944

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