USS Tanager (AM 5)
Minesweeper of the Lapwing class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Staten Island Shipbuilding Co. (New York, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||28 Sep 1917|
|Launched||2 Mar 1918|
|Commissioned||28 Jun 1918|
|Lost||4 May 1942|
USS Tanager (Lt.Cdr. Egbert Adolph Roth, USN) was heavily damaged by Japanese shore batteries off Bataan and sank off Corregidor, Luzon, Phillippine Islands.
Commands listed for USS Tanager (AM 5)
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|1||Lt. Egbert Adolph Roth, USN||14 Jun 1939||4 May 1942|
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