Allied Warships

USS Paducah (PG-18)

Gunboat of the Dubuque class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byGas Engine and Power Co. (Morris Heights, New York, U.S.A.) 
Laid down22 Sep 1903 
Launched11 Oct 1904 
Commissioned2 Sep 1905 
End service7 Sep 1945 

Decommissioned on 2 March 1919
Reclassified as Miscellaneous Auxiliary AG-7 in 1919
? Recommissioned on 16 August 1920
Decommissioned on 9 September 1921
Reclassified as Unclassified Miscellaneous Auxiliary IX-23 on 24 April 1922
Recommissioned on 2 May 1922 Reclassified as Patrol Gunboat PG-18 on 4 November 1940
Decommissioned on 7 September 1945


Commands listed for USS Paducah (PG-18)

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1Antoine Oliver Rabideau, USNR?6 Jul 1942
2Francis David Hurd, USNR6 Jul 1942mid 1944
3Robert Edward Seltzer, USNRmid 19447 Sep 1945

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