USS Competent (AM 316)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||General Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||19 Aug 1942|
|Launched||30 Jan 1943|
|Commissioned||10 Nov 1943|
|End service||15 Apr 1955|
Laid down as HMS Amelia (BAM 3) but retained for use by the USN being assigned the name Competent and reclassified AM-316 on 23 January 1943
USS Competent was awarded five battle stars, combat action ribbon, China service medal and the Asia occupation medal in World War II.
Commands listed for USS Competent (AM 316)
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|1||David Donald Long, Jr., USNR||10 Nov 1943||24 Jun 1944|
|2||Archibald Samuel Furtwangler, Jr., USNR||24 Jun 1944||10 Nov 1945|
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