Allied Warships

USS Curtiss (AV 4)

Seaplane tender of the Curtiss class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAV 4 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Apr 1938 
Launched20 Apr 1940 
Commissioned15 Nov 1940 
End service24 Sep 1957 

Decommissioned on 24 September 1957
Stricken on 1 July 1963
Sold to be broken up for scrap in February 1972


Commands listed for USS Curtiss (AV 4)

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1Cdr. Samuel Paul Ginder, Sr., USN15 Nov 194022 Nov 1941 (1)
2Cdr. Henry Samuel Kendall, USN22 Nov 194126 Apr 1942
3Cdr. Maurice Eugene Browder, USN26 Apr 19423 Dec 1942
4T/Capt. Wilson Patterson Cogswell, USN3 Dec 194215 Oct 1943
5T/Capt. Scott Ernest Peck, USN15 Oct 194321 Jun 1945
6T/Capt. Henry Carpenter Doan, USN21 Jun 194512 Jun 1946

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