Allied Warships

USS Advent (AM 83)

Minesweeper of the Adroit class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 83 
Built byCommercial Iron Works (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down18 Aug 1941 
Launched12 Mar 1942 
Commissioned28 Jul 1942 
End service12 Jan 1946 

Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1587 on 1 June 1944
Decommissioned on 12 January 1945
Stricken on 25 February 1946


Commands listed for USS Advent (AM 83)

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1Kenneth Albert Tuttle, USNR28 Jul 194210 Apr 1943
2John Charles Sellers, USNR10 Apr 194324 May 1943
3Francis George Moore, USNR24 May 194316 Oct 1943
4Franklyn Samuel Wooster, USNR16 Oct 194327 Aug 1944
5Lt. Dudley N. Perrine, USNR27 Aug 194412 Jul 1945
6Lt. Grant Curry, Jr., USNR12 Jul 1945Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Advent include:

2 Jul 1945
Around 1645K/2, USS Lionfish (T/Lt.Cdr. B.M. Ganyard, USN) and USS Kingfish (T/Lt.Cdr. T.D. Keegan, USN) departed Guam for their patrol areas. They were escorted until 2030K/2 by USS PC-1587 (Lt. D.N. Perrine, USNR).

The submarines parted company with each other around 2200I/4.

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