Allied Warships

USS Caravan (AM 157)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 157 
Built byWillamette Iron and Steel Corp. (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Dec 1941 
Laid down16 May 1942 
Launched27 Oct 1942 
Commissioned21 Jan 1944 
End service16 Aug 1945 

Decommissioned 16 August 1945 at Cold Bay, Alaska and transferred to the USSR being renamed T-597.


Commands listed for USS Caravan (AM 157)

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1Cecil Edward Walden, USNR21 Jan 194416 Aug 1945

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