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USS INTERCEPTOR AGR-8

LIBERTY SHIP: SS EDWARD W. BURTON

BUILT BY

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

KEEL LAID

MCE hull 3147

LAUNCHED

12 September 1945

SPONSORED BY

Miss Juanita M. Kaylor

PLACED IN SERVICE

8 November 1945

FLEET RESERVE

20 June 1948

USS INTERCEPTOR AGR-8

CONVERTED

29 June 1955 at Charleston, SC

COMMISSIONED

15 February 1956 as YAGR-8 at Charleston, SC

HOMEPORT

11 April 1956 San Francisco, CA

RECLASSIFIED

28 September 1958 as AGR-8

DECOMMISSIONED

1 September 1965

STATUS

Scrapped 16 February 1978