Allied Warships

USS Tanager (AM 5)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassLapwing 
PennantAM 5 
Built byStaten Island Shipbuilding Co. (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Sep 1917 
Launched2 Mar 1918 
Commissioned28 Jun 1918 
Lost4 May 1942 
History

USS Tanager (Lt.Cdr. Egbert Adolph Roth, USN) was heavily damaged by Japanese shore batteries off Bataan and sank off Corregidor, Luzon, Phillippine Islands.

 

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1Egbert Adolph Roth, USN14 Jun 19394 May 1942

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