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USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Stalwart Class Ocean Surveillance Ship
  • Laid down, 3 April 1986, by Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, MS.
  • Launched, 6 February 1988
  • Delivered to the Navy, 16 December 1988
  • Assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and placed in service as USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14), 16 December 1988
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 20 May 1993
  • Transferred to the US Army in 1995 for use as a Missile Range Instrumentation ship at Kwajalein Atoll. Use shared by US Army and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • USAV Worthy is berthed at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,565 t.(lt) 2,535t.(fl)
    Length 224'
    Beam 43'
    Draft 15'
    Speed 11kts
    Armament none
    Complement 18 Civilian Mariners,15 Navy
    Propulsion Diesel-electric, two shafts, 1,600hp

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    USNS Worthy (AGOS-14)
    Worthy 81k USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14) departing Hampton Roads, date unknown.
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    Worthy 1265k Port beam view of USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14) moored at Pier 1, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 22 May 1989. US Department of Defense photo by Don S. Montgomery. Defense Imagery
    Worthy 1164k Port bow view of USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14) moored at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) terminal pier on the Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA., 2 October 1993. USNS Worthy is being turned over to NOAA to help replace its aging fleet.
    Department of Defense photo # DN-SC-94-00019, a US Navy photo by Don S. Montgomery now in the collection of the Defense Imagery.com web site
    Defense Imagery
    Worthy 1548k Port bow view of USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14) moored at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) terminal pier on the Elizabeth River, Norfolk, VA., 4 July 1993.
    Department of Defense photo # DN-SC-93-05410, a US Navy photo by Don S. Montgomery now in the collection of the Defense Imagery.com web site
    Defense Imagery
    USAV Worthy
    Worthy 26k USAV Worthy underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
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    Worthy 133k USAV Worthy underway in the Marshall Islands, November 2006. Bob Miller
    Worthy 3213k USAV Worthy moored at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, HI>, 29 July 2007. Anthony Cilluffo

    There is no DANFS history available for USNS Worthy (T-AGOS-14) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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