Allied Warships

USS Griffin (AS 13)

Submarine tender of the Griffin class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine tender
ClassGriffin 
PennantAS 13 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 May 1939 
Launched11 Oct 1939 
Commissioned31 Jul 1941 
End service12 Oct 1945 
History

Acquired by the USN in 1940 and converted to a submarine tender
Commissioned as USS Griffin (AS-13) on 31 July 1941
Decommissioned on 12 October 1945
Stricken on 1 August 1972
Sold on 9 April 1973

 

Commands listed for USS Griffin (AS 13)

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CommanderFromTo
1Stanley Dexter Jupp, USN31 Jul 19413 Jul 1942 (1)
2Wakeman Blanchard Throp, USN3 Jul 1942Jun 1944
3T/Capt. John Fitzpatrick Madden, USNJun 1944Apr 1945
4Thomas Markham Brown, USNApr 1945Sep 1945

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