Allied Warships

USS Chickadee (AM 59)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 59 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered5 Nov 1940 
Laid down21 Aug 1941 
Launched20 Jul 1942 
Commissioned9 Nov 1942 
End service15 May 1946 

Decommissioned 15 May 1946 at Astoria, Oregon
Transferred to Uruguay, 18 August 1966 and renamed Comandante Pedro Campbell (A 24).


Commands listed for USS Chickadee (AM 59)

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1Cdr. George Buchanan Coale, USNR9 Nov 194229 Jul 1943
2Lt. William Donald Allen, USNR29 Jul 1943Jan 1945
3William N. Swift, USNRJan 1945Apr 1945
4Lt. Edgar Samuel Downs, Jr., USNRApr 194511 Oct 1945

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