Allied Warships

USS Cumberland Sound (AV 17)

Seaplane tender of the Kenneth Whiting class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
ClassKenneth Whiting 
PennantAV 17 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1942 
Laid down25 Aug 1943 
Launched23 Feb 1944 
Commissioned21 Aug 1944 
End service27 May 1947 
History

Decommissioned on 27 May 1947
Stricken on 1 July 1961
Sold to be broken up for scrap in April 1962

 

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1T/Capt. Etheridge Grant, USN21 Aug 19442 Nov 1945 (1)

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