Allied Warships

USS Despite (AM 89)

Minesweeper of the Adroit class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 89 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down24 Nov 1941 
Launched28 Mar 1942 
Commissioned31 Aug 1942 
End service17 Dec 1945 

Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1593 on 1 June 1944
Decommissioned on 17 December 1945


Commands listed for USS Despite (AM 89)

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1Homer Ewald Ferrill, USNR31 Aug 1942May 1943
2Lt. Richard M. Zachariae, USNRMay 1943Jul 1943
3John Joseph Lind, USNJul 194310 Nov 1943
4Charles Andrew Hardy, Jr., USNR10 Nov 1943Mar 1944
5Fredric Thomas Peck, Jr., USNRMar 1944Jun 1944
6John A. Foley, USNRJun 1944mid 1945
7Lt. William A. Duvall, USNRmid 1945

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