Allied Warships

USS Shelikof (AVP 52)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 52 
Built byLake Washington Shipyards (Houghton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered11 Apr 1942 
Laid down20 Sep 1942 
Launched31 Jan 1943 
Commissioned7 Apr 1944 
End serviceDec 1954 

Decommissioned on 30 June 1947
Recommissioned on 3 January 1952
Decommissioned in December 1954
Stricken on 1 May 1960.
Sold into merchantile service
Sunk at Perama, Greece in January 1981


Commands listed for USS Shelikof (AVP 52)

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1T/Cdr. Reuben Elliott Stanley, USN17 Apr 19449 Dec 1945 (1)

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