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Hobe Sound

 

A sound off the coast of Florida.

 

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Hobe Sound (AV-20), a Tangier-class seaplane tender, was to be built at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock, Newport News, Va., but was cancelled 28 October 1944. Her appropriations were used to build Bryce Canyon (AD-36) at Charleston, S.C.