The second USS Tangier (AV-8) was a cargo ship, converted to a seaplane tender in the United States Navy during World War II. Constructed in 1939, the vessel was acquired by the U.S. Navy in 1940. The ship was present during the Attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II. Tangier saw service throughout the Pacific until the end of the war. Following the war, the vessel was placed in reserve until 1961 when the vessel was sold for mercantile use. Renamed Detroit in 1962 and converted to a car carrier, the vessel continued in service until 1974, when the ship was sold for scrap and broken up.

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  • The second USS Tangier (AV-8) was a cargo ship, converted to a seaplane tender in the United States Navy during World War II. Constructed in 1939, the vessel was acquired by the U.S. Navy in 1940. The ship was present during the Attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II. Tangier saw service throughout the Pacific until the end of the war. Following the war, the vessel was placed in reserve until 1961 when the vessel was sold for mercantile use. Renamed Detroit in 1962 and converted to a car carrier, the vessel continued in service until 1974, when the ship was sold for scrap and broken up. (en)
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  • Sold to Union Minerals & Alloys Corporation, 17 November 1961
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  • The second USS Tangier (AV-8) was a cargo ship, converted to a seaplane tender in the United States Navy during World War II. Constructed in 1939, the vessel was acquired by the U.S. Navy in 1940. The ship was present during the Attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II. Tangier saw service throughout the Pacific until the end of the war. Following the war, the vessel was placed in reserve until 1961 when the vessel was sold for mercantile use. Renamed Detroit in 1962 and converted to a car carrier, the vessel continued in service until 1974, when the ship was sold for scrap and broken up. (en)
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