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GYRE (AGOR-21) class

Country of Origin: USA

ship list


 Name          Hull No.    Launched        Commissioned      Status
 GYRE          AGOR-21     May 25, 1973    Nov. 14, 1973     Stricken
 MOANA WAVE    AGOR-22     June 18, 1973   Oct. 16, 1974     Stricken


These two small "utility" research ships were built specifically for use by academic research institutions. GYRE was operated by Texas A & M University for the Oceanographer of the Navy, while MOANA WAVE was operated by...

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