Allied Warships

USS Xanthus (AR 19)

Repair ship of the Laertes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRepair ship
PennantAR 19 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.)  
Laid down6 Jun 1944 
Launched31 Jul 1944 
Commissioned9 May 1945 
End service26 Feb 1947 

Decommissioned on 26 February 1947
Stricken on 1 September 1962
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 15 July 1974


Commands listed for USS Xanthus (AR 19)

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1T/Cdr. Stanley Gilbert Nichols, USN9 May 19453 Jan 1947

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