USS Teal (AVP 5)
Minesweeper of the Lapwing class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||8 Oct 1917|
|Launched||25 May 1918|
|Commissioned||20 Aug 1918|
|End service||5 Dec 1946|
Redesignated as a small seaplane tender AVP-5 on 22 January 1936
Commands listed for USS Teal (AVP 5)
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|1||Robert Burns Pirie, USN||mid 1938||late 1939|
|2||Lt. Henry Johnston McRoberts, USN||late 1939||8 Aug 1941|
|3||Lt. Albert Sidney Major, Jr., USN||8 Aug 1941||7 Jan 1943|
|4||Reuben Jacobsen, USNR||7 Jan 1943||13 Nov 1943|
|5||Merle Francis Parrott, USN||13 Nov 1943||17 Dec 1943|
|6||Robert Emanuael Noel, USN||17 Dec 1943||17 Jun 1944|
|7||Lt. Lawrence Howard Breland, USNR||17 Jun 1944||23 Nov 1945|
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