Allied Warships

USS Mallard (ASR 4)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantASR 4 
ModSubmarine rescue vessel 
Built byStaten Island Shipbuilding Co. (New York, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 May 1918 
Launched17 Dec 1918 
Commissioned25 Jun 1919 
End service10 Dec 1947 

Completed as minesweeper
Reclassified as submarine rescue ship ASR-4 on 12 September 1929
Decommissioned on 10 December 1946
Sunk as target on 22 May 1947


Commands listed for USS Mallard (ASR 4)

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1Lt. Frederick Williams Laing, USN3 Jul 1939Aug 1941
2Lt. George Garvie Molumphy, USNAug 194122 Sep 1942
3Malcolm Davis Balbirnie, USN22 Sep 1942Apr 1943
4Monroe Vaughn Evans, USNApr 1943Jul 1944
5Berley L. Maddox, USNJul 1944Jan 1946

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