Allied Warships

USS Skylark (AM 63)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 63 
Built byGeneral Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered5 Nov 1940 
Laid down9 Jul 1941 
Launched12 Mar 1942 
Commissioned25 Nov 1942 
Lost28 Mar 1945 
Loss position26° 20'N, 127° 40'E
History

Sunk by 2 mines off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, Hagushi beaches in position 26º20'N, 127º40'E.

 

Commands listed for USS Skylark (AM 63)

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CommanderFromTo
1Chester Arthur Kunz, USN25 Nov 194221 Jun 1943
2Roy Herbert Jones, USNR21 Jun 194321 Nov 1943
3George Madison Estep, USNR21 Nov 194328 Mar 1945

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