Allied Warships

USS Palisade (AM 270)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 270 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down21 Sep 1942 
Launched26 Jun 1943 
Commissioned9 Mar 1944 
End service21 May 1945 

Decommissioned 21 May 1945 at Cold Bay, Alaska and transfered to the Soviet Union the following day being renamed T-278
Reported sunk off Kham Island, Korea 14/15 August 1945 by mines previously laid by U.S. aircraft.


Commands listed for USS Palisade (AM 270)

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1William Howard Rothwell, 2nd, USNR9 Mar 194412 Jan 1945
2Arthur Thomas Row, Jr., USNR12 Jan 194521 May 1945

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