Allied Warships

USS Bobolink (AM 20)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 20 
Built byBaltimore Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Co. (Baltimore, Md, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 1918 
Launched15 Jun 1918 
Commissioned28 Jan 1919 
End service22 Feb 1946 

Reclassified fleet tug AT-131 on 1 June 1942
Redesignated fleet tug old ATO-131 on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 22 February 1946
Sold on 5 October 1946


Commands listed for USS Bobolink (AM 20)

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1Lt. Hal Carter Jones, USN23 Jun 1939

2Lt.(jg) James Louis Foley, USN1941 ?8 Jun 1943
3Harry Lee Sigleer, USN8 Jun 1943Oct 1943
4Fulton Glen Reed, USN9 Oct 19435 Dec 1943
5Elmar Louis Alfred Rau, USNR5 Dec 194330 Aug 1944
6Fulton Glen Reed, USN30 Aug 1944Apr 1945
7Edward Lewis Givins, USNRApr 1945

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