Allied Warships

USS Wyoming (AG 17)

Battleship of the Wyoming class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeBattleship
ClassWyoming 
PennantAG 17 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down9 Feb 1910 
Launched25 May 1911 
Commissioned25 Sep 1912 
End service1 Aug 1947 
History

Converted to a training ship at Norfolk Navy Yard during 1930/1931.
Redesignated AG 17 and recommissioned on 1 July 1931.
Served as a gunnery training ship during WWII.
Refitted as an Anti-Aircraft training ship at Norfolk Navy Yard from 12 January 1944 until 3 April 1944.
Decommissioned 1 August 1947.
Stricken 16 September 1947.
Sold 30 October 1947 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Wyoming (AG 17)

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CommanderFromTo
1D. F. Patterson, USN

2V. L. Kirkman, USN

3R. W. Holsinger, USN 4 Dec 1943
4Richard Renwick Hartung, USN4 Dec 19439 Sep 1944
5Lt.Cdr. Timothy Francis Wellings, USN9 Sep 1944

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