Allied Warships

USS Laertes (AR 20)

Repair ship of the Laertes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRepair ship
PennantAR 20 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Laid down7 Aug 1944 
Launched14 Sep 1944 
Commissioned24 Mar 1945 
End service26 Feb 1954 

Decommissioned on 15 January 1947
Recommissioned on 19 December 1951
Decommissioned on 26 February 1954
Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1972


Commands listed for USS Laertes (AR 20)

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1Cdr. Leslie Herman Hawkins, USN24 Mar 194516 Jun 1946 (1)

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