Ship Name

Tracer, U.S.S. (AGR-15)

Type

picket ship

Era

Maritime Nation Since 1950 (1951-present)

Year Launched

194

Home Waters

Pacific

Function

Military

Displacement (tons)

10700

Length (feet)

441

Beam (feet)

67

Draft (feet)

22

Primary Propulsion

Mechanical

Hull

steel

Armament

3

Crew

100

Top Speed (knots)

8

Historical Note

Converted Victory ship, used by Air Force to provide a picket line to monitor incoming aircraft off Pacific coast

External Links

Website of the USS Tracer (AGR-15) shipmates of the 1960s

Record ID: 227