Allied Warships

USS Swan (AVP 7)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAVP 7 
ModSeaplane tender 
Built byAlabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Co. (Mobile, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Dec 1917 
Launched4 Jul 1918 
Commissioned31 Jan 1919 
End service13 Dec 1945 

Decommissioned on 23 May 1922
Recommissioned on 23 June 1923
Decommissioned on 21 December 1933
Recommissioned on 2 April 1934
Redesignated as small seaplane tender AVP-7 on 22 January 1936
Decommissioned on 13 December 1945
Stricken on 8 January 1946


Commands listed for USS Swan (AVP 7)

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1John Francis Greenslade, USN28 May 1938mid 1940
2Lt. Alfred Russell Truslow, Jr., USNmid 194012 Aug 1941
3Lt. Finley Elliott Hall, USN12 Aug 1941Sep 1942
4Lt. Cecil Kelly Harper, USNSep 19428 Mar 1943
5Charles E. Napier, USN8 Mar 1943Jul 1944
6Glenn H. Fauss, USNRJul 1944Jul 1945
7Henry W. Sawyer, USNRJul 194513 Dec 1945

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