USS Xanthus (AR 19)
Repair ship of the Laertes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||6 Jun 1944|
|Launched||31 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||9 May 1945|
|End service||26 Feb 1947|
Decommissioned on 26 February 1947 Stricken on 1 September 1962 Sold to be broken up for scrap on 15 July 1974
Commands listed for USS Xanthus (AR 19)
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|1||T/Cdr. Stanley Gilbert Nichols, USN||9 May 1945||3 Jan 1947|
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