Allied Warships

USS Improve (AM 247)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 247 
Built bySavannah Machinery and Foundry Co. (Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down1 Jun 1943 
Launched26 Sep 1943 
Commissioned29 Feb 1944 
End service6 Nov 1946 

Decommissioned 6 November 1946 at Seattle, Washington
Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
Sold 24 February 1949 to Ricardo Granja, renamed Ecuador.


Commands listed for USS Improve (AM 247)

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1Paul William Howle, Jr., USNR29 Feb 194423 Feb 1945
2Byron Henry Patek, USNR23 Feb 1945

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