Allied Warships

USS Coos Bay (AVP 25)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 25 
Built byLake Washington Shipyard (Houghton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Dec 1940 
Laid down15 Aug 1941 
Launched15 May 1942 
Commissioned16 May 1943 
End service30 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned on 30 April 1946
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Coos Bay (WAVP-376) on 4 May 1949
Redesignated as high endurance cutter (WHEC-376) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned on 1 September 1966
Sunk as a target in 1968


Commands listed for USS Coos Bay (AVP 25)

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1T/Cdr. William Miller, Jr., USN16 May 19431 Dec 1943 (1)
2Cdr. Delbert Lawrence Conley, USN1 Dec 19432 Sep 1944
3T/Cdr. Jesse Beverly Burks, USN2 Sep 1944

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