Allied Warships

USS Markab (AD 21)

Destroyer tender of the Hamul class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
ClassHamul 
PennantAD 21 
Built byIngalls Shipbuilding Corp. (Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched21 Dec 1940 
Commissioned15 Jun 1941 
End service 
History

Acquired by the USN on 2 June 1941 and commissioned as cargo ship USS Markab (AK-31) on 15 June 1941
Reclassified as destroyer tender (AD-21) on 24 January 1942
Decommissioned in January 1947
Recommissioned on 26 February 1952
Decommissioned on 31 July 1955
Reclassified as repair ship (AR-23) on 15 April 1960
Recommissioned on 1 July 1960
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 1 September 1976

 

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1Cdr. Allen Dudley Brown, USN15 Jun 1941??? (1)

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