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USNS Rose Knot (T-AGM-14)

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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.
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, single propeller

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    Rose Knot 81k USNS Rose Knot (T-AGM-14) moored pierside, Bermuda, 1968. Gene Taylor

    There is no DANFS history available for Rose Knot (AGM-14) at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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