USS Biscayne (AVP 11)
Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Puget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Sep 1938|
|Laid down||27 Oct 1939|
|Launched||23 May 1941|
|Commissioned||3 Jul 1941|
|End service||29 Jun 1946|
Reclassified and converted to an amphibious force command ship at Mers-el-Kebir, Morocco and redesignated (AGC-18) on 10 October 1944
Commands listed for USS Biscayne (AVP 11)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Cdr. Carleton Cole Champion, Jr., USN||3 Jul 1941||Oct 1942 (1)|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Robert Cummings Young, USN||Oct 1942||26 Aug 1943|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Edward Herman Eckelmeyer, Jr., USN||26 Aug 1943||Sep 1944|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Richard H Bates, USNR||Sep 1944||4 Aug 1945|
|5||T/Cdr. Charles Maurice Ryan, USN||4 Aug 1945|
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