|USS Clytie (AS-26)|
|Name:||USS Clytie (AS-26)|
|Launched:||26 November 1943|
|Acquired:||26 February 1944|
|Commissioned:||18 January 1945|
|Decommissioned:||5 October 1946|
|Class & type:||Aegir-class submarine tender|
|Length:||492 ft (150 m)|
|Beam:||69 ft 6 in (21.18 m)|
|Draft:||23 ft (7.0 m)|
|Armament:||1 x 5", 4 x 3"|
She was launched 26 November 1943 by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, under a Maritime Commission contract. Clytie was sponsored by Mrs. C. H. Leavitt and transferred to the Navy 26 February 1944. She was converted at Bethlehem Steel in Hoboken, New Jersey and commissioned 18 January 1945 with Commander C. H. Walker in command.
Clytie sailed from New London 21 February 1945 for Brisbane, and Fremantle, Australia, where she tended submarines of the 7th Fleet from 4 April to 13 September. Returning to New London 17 October, Clytie remained there except for a brief overhaul at Philadelphia until placed out of commission in reserve 5 October 1946.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
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