USS Pioneer (AM 105)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Pennsylvania Shipyards Inc. (Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||30 Oct 1941|
|Launched||26 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||27 Feb 1943|
|End service||8 Jul 1946|
Decommissioned 8 July 1946 at San Diego, California
Commands listed for USS Pioneer (AM 105)
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|1||Howard Boyd Stevens, USNR||27 Feb 1943||Sep 1943|
|2||Leroy Edward Rogers, Jr., USNR||Sep 1943||22 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Pioneer include:
26 Nov 1943
Rescued 606 survivors from the merchant ship Rohna, which was sunk in the Mediterranean on this date. The Rohna was sunk by a guided missile launched from a German aircraft, with over 1,000 men lost. (1)
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