Allied Warships

USS Kenneth Whiting (AV 14)

Seaplane tender of the Kenneth Whiting class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
ClassKenneth Whiting 
PennantAV 14 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1942 
Laid down19 Jun 1943 
Launched15 Dec 1943 
Commissioned8 May 1944 
End service30 Sep 1958 
History

Decommissioned on 29 May 1947
Recommissioned on 24 October 1951
Decommissioned on 30 September 1958
Stricken on 1 July 1961
Sold to be broken up for scrap

 

Commands listed for USS Kenneth Whiting (AV 14)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Raymond Richard Lyons, USN8 May 194412 Jul 1945 (1)
2Alfred Russell Truslow, Jr., USN12 Jul 1945

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