Allied Warships

USS Revenge (AM 110)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 110 
Built byWinslow Marine Railways & Ship Building Corp. (Winslow, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down19 Jun 1942 
Launched7 Nov 1942 
Commissioned21 Jul 1943 
End service9 Mar 1955 
History

Laid down on 19 June 1942 as Right.Renamed Revenge before commissioning on 15 May 1943.

The Revenge was the first ship of the U.S. Navy to enter Tokyo Bay at the conclusion of the war. It was the lead ship of a group of three minesweepers.

Decommissioned 18 March 1947 at Charleston, South Carolina
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group, Orange, Texas.
Recommissioned 14 February 1951.
Reclassified a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) MSF-110 on 7 March 1955
Decommissioned 9 March 1955 and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs, Florida
Struck from the Naval Register 1 November 1966
Sold for scrapping in May 1967.

 

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