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USNS Rose Knot (T-AGM-14)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
USNS Rose Knot was operated by the US Air Force prior to being assigned to the Military Sea Transportation Service
Rose Knot Class Missile Range Instrumentation Ship:
Laid down, (date unknown) as a Maritime Commission type (C1-M-AV1) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC 2466) at Pennsylvania Shipyard Inc., Beaumont, TX.
Delivered to the Maritime Commission in May 1945
Acquired by the US Air Force in 1963 for service as a Missile Range Tracking Ship
Transferred to the US Navy in 1964 and assigned to the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS)
Placed in service as Missile Range Instrumentation Ship USNS Rose Knot (T-AGM-14)
Placed out of service in 1968 and laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Struck from the Naval Register, 9 October 1969
Final Disposition, disposed of by MARAD, 28 June 1977, fate unknown
Displacement 3,366 t.(lt) 6,090 t.(fl)
Length 338' 9"
Beam 50' 4"
Draft 17' 7"
Speed 11.5 kts.
Propulsion diesel, single propeller
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||USNS Rose Knot (T-AGM-14) moored pierside, Bermuda, 1968.
There is no DANFS history available for Rose Knot (AGM-14) at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 4 October 2004
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