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AV - USS Townsend (AV-18)

Mateřská loď pro hydroplány třídy Kenneth Whiting USS Townsend (AV-18) měla být stavěna v v loděnici Philadelphia Navy Yard, zakázka ale byla 14.11.1944 zrušena.


Kontrakt byl převeden na loděnici Todd Pacific Shipyard, Tacoma, Wash., kde byl 01.12.1944 založen kýl.


Nicméně i tato zakázka byla zrušena, a to 11.08.1945.


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Construction of USS Townsend (AV-18) - a Kenneth Whiting-class seaplane tender - was originally assigned to the Philadelphia Navy Yard but was cancelled on 14 November 1944. A contract for building the ship was awarded to the Todd Pacific Shipyard, Tacoma, Wash., on 1 December 1944; and her keel was laid down on 30 June 1945. However, the contract was terminated on 11 August 1945.



Zdroj informace / Source from information:
Dictionary of American Fighting Ships
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