Allied Warships

USS Duxbury Bay (AVP 38)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 38 
Built byLake Washington Shipyards (Houghton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Sep 1942 
Laid down17 Jan 1944 
Launched2 Oct 1944 
Commissioned31 Dec 1944 
End service30 Apr 1966 

Decommissioned on 30 April 1966
Stricken on 1 May 1966
Sold to be broken up for scrap in July 1967


Commands listed for USS Duxbury Bay (AVP 38)

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1Cdr. F. N. House, USN31 Dec 1944mid 1946 (1)

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Notable events involving Duxbury Bay include:

8 Feb 1945
USS Cabrilla (Lt.Cdr. H.C. Lauerman, USN) conducted exercises off San Diego together with USS Duxbury Bay (Cdr. F.N. Howe, USN) and USS PC-801 (Lt.(jg.) W.D. Wallace, USNR).

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