USS Swift (AM 122)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||John H. Mathias Co. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||27 Jun 1942|
|Launched||5 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||29 Dec 1943|
|End service||13 Dec 1955|
Placed in commission, in reserve in February 1946 at the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego, California
Commands listed for USS Swift (AM 122)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Richard Kendall Cockey, USNR||29 Dec 1943||31 Aug 1945|
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Notable events involving Swift include:
17 Apr 1944
The depth charge attacks made by the US minesweeper USS Swift and the US submarine chaser USS PC-619 south-west of Ireland, in position 50°09'N, 12°51'W, formerly credited with the destruction of the German U-boat U-986, were probably carried out against a nonsub target.