Allied Warships

USS Fierce (AM 97)

Minesweeper of the Adroit class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 97 
Built byNashville Bridge Co. (Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down18 Oct 1941 
Launched5 Mar 1942 
Commissioned12 Oct 1942 
End serviceDec 1945 

Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1601 on 1 June 1944
Decommissioned in December 1945


Commands listed for USS Fierce (AM 97)

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1Lt. John Hearne Crosbie, USNR12 Oct 194227 Jul 1943
2Gilbet Louis Leiendecker, USNR27 Jul 1943Mar 1944
3John Wolfe, Jr., USNRMar 1944late 1944
4Lt. John A. Doumlele, USNRlate 1944mid 1945
5Frank G. Picard, USNRmid 1945mid 1945

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