Allied Warships

USS Pheasant (AM 61)

Minesweeper of the Auk class


USS Pheasant in 1943

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 61 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered5 Nov 1940 
Laid down22 Jul 1942 
Launched24 Oct 1942 
Commissioned12 Dec 1942 
End service 
History

Decommissioned in December 1945 at San Diego California
Struck from the Naval Register 1 December 1966 and sunk as a target.

 

Commands listed for USS Pheasant (AM 61)

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CommanderFromTo
1John B. Burnham, USNR12 Dec 19424 Aug 1943
2Mareel J. Blanco, USNR4 Aug 194311 Nov 1943
3Harold Irving Pratt, USNR11 Nov 194329 Sep 1944
4Charles W. Logan, USNR29 Sep 19444 Aug 1945
5Joseph J. Summerell, USNR4 Aug 19459 Nov 1945

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