Allied Warships

USS Barataria (AVP 33)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 33 
Built byLake Washington Shipyards (Houghton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Sep 1942 
Laid down19 Apr 1943 
Launched2 Oct 1943 
Commissioned13 Aug 1944 
End service24 Jul 1946 

Decommissioned`on 24 July 1946
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Batataria (WAVP-381) on 1 August 1949
Redesignated high endurance cutter (WHEC-381) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned in August 1969
Sold to be broken up for scrap in September 1970


Commands listed for USS Barataria (AVP 33)

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1T/Cdr. Garrett Steele Coleman, USN13 Aug 19441946 (1)

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