Allied Warships

USS Token (AM 126)

Minesweeper of the Auk class


USS Token as seen postwar.
Photograph with thanks to Steve Childs whose father Maurice Childs served aboard USS Token.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 126 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Apr 1941 
Laid down21 Jul 1941 
Launched28 Mar 1942 
Commissioned31 Dec 1942 
End service16 Apr 1964 
History

Decommissioned 6 January 1948 at Orange, Texas
Recommissioned 12 April 1961
Decommissioned 16 April 1964
Reclassified a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hulled) MSF-126 on 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 1 December 1966.

 

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