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USS SCANNER AGR-5

LIBERTY SHIP: SS EDWIN D. HOWARD

BUILT BY

J.A. Jones Const. Co., Panama City, FL

KEEL LAID

24 January 1945 (MCE hull 2344)

LAUNCHED

27 February 1945

SPONSORED BY

Mrs. John E. Davidson

PLACED IN SERVICE

14 March 1945

FLEET RESERVE

21 November 1947

USS SCANNER AGR-5

CONVERSION

13 June 1955 at Norfolk, VA

COMMISSIONED

30 January 1956 as YAGR-5 at Norfolk, VA

HOMEPORT

July 1956,Treasure Island, CA

RECLASSIFIED

28 September 1958 as AGR-5

DECOMMISSIONED

21 July 1965

STATUS

3 October 1974 Sold to General Exploration Co., Dallas, TX for non-transportion use.