Allied Warships

USS Deft (AM 216)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 216 
Built byTampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down27 Dec 1942 
Launched28 Mar 1943 
Commissioned16 Apr 1945 
End service9 Nov 1946 

Decommissioned 9 November 1946 at Subic Bay, Philippines
Transfered to the Republic of China
Scrapped by the Chinese Navy 16 January 1959.


Commands listed for USS Deft (AM 216)

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1Lt. John Charles Engle, USNR16 Apr 1945

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