Allied Warships

USS Tumult (AM 127)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 127 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Apr 1941 
Laid down21 Jul 1941 
Launched19 Apr 1942 
Commissioned27 Feb 1943 
End service21 Sep 1954 
History

Decommissioned 21 September 1954 at Orange, Texas
Reclassified a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hulled) MSF-127 on 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1967
Sold to the Southern Scrap Metal Co., Ltd., New Orelans, Louisiana.

 

Commands listed for USS Tumult (AM 127)

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CommanderFromTo
1Charles Edward Judge, USNR27 Feb 194330 Jun 1943
2Thurston Barnes Morton, USNR30 Jun 19431 Jan 1944
3William King McDuffie, USNR1 Jan 194431 Dec 1944
4Luther Wallace Sharp, Jr., USNR1 Jan 1945Oct 1945

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