USS Tangier (AV 8)
Seaplane tender of the Tangier class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Moore Dry Dock Co. (Oakland, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||18 Mar 1939|
|Launched||15 Sep 1939|
|Commissioned||25 Aug 1941|
|End service||Jan 1947|
Acquired by the USN on 8 July 1940
Commands listed for USS Tangier (AV 8)
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|1||Clifton Albert Frederick Sprague, USN||8 Jul 1940||25 Apr 1942|
|2||Cdr. George Harbord de Baun, USN||25 Apr 1942||1 Sep 1942|
|3||T/Capt. Wendell Gray Switzer, USN||1 Sep 1942||27 Aug 1943|
|4||Capt. Howard Leyland Young, USN||27 Aug 1943||Jan 1944 (1)|
|5||Richard Maxey Oliver, USN||Jan 1944||Jan 1945|
|6||Cdr. Morton Klyne Fleming, Jr., USN||Jan 1945||15 Sep 1945|
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