Sunday, February 27, 2011

Googling My Name ...


USS Clytie ... 1943

# Aegir Class Submarine Tender: Laid down, as a Maritime Commission, type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 861) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
# Launched, 26 November 1943
# Acquired by the Navy, 26 February 1944 and placed in temporary commission for passage to her conversion yard at Hoboken, N.J.
# Decommissioned in March 1944 and turned over to Bethlehem Steel Corp., Hoboken, N.J.., for conversion to a Submarine Tender
# Placed in full commission, as USS Clytie (AS-26), 18 January 1945, CDR. C. H. Walker in command
# During World War II USS Clytie was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
# Decommissioned, 5 October 1946, at New London, CT.
# Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, New London, CT.
# Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
# Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Lee Hall, VA.
# Final Disposition, scrapped in 1971

USS Clytie ... 1945

This is what I get for Googling my name.
It's kind of interesting ... being a submarine tender!
I'm not so sure about the being "scrapped in 1971" part though.
I think I'm now a reef!!!

2 comments:

Beth Niquette said...

Oh, Sissy! This is just too cool! I LOVE it that you are a reef. Does this mean you are a REEFER girl?! AAAAahahahahahanmuahaahahaha....

Ifinder said...

Well. See, have your name be for the cruiser at this commenter's ? Thank you. Best Wishes.