Allied Warships

USS Motive (AM 102)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 102 
Built byGeneral Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down14 Apr 1942 
Launched17 Aug 1942 
Commissioned17 Apr 1943 
End service15 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 15 June 1946 at San Diego, Calfornia
Struck from the Naval Register 1 December 1966
Sunk as a target in 1968.

 

Commands listed for USS Motive (AM 102)

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1Lt.Cdr. Joseph George Enzensperger, Jr., USN17 Apr 1943??? (1)

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15 Dec 1944
USS Archerfish (Cdr. J.F. Enright, USN) ended her 5th war patrol at Guam. She was escorted in by USS Motive.


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