Allied Warships

USS Woodcock (AM 14)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 14 
Built byChester Shipbuilding Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down19 Oct 1917 
Launched12 May 1918 
Commissioned19 Feb 1919 
End service30 Sep 1946 

Redesignated ocean tug AT-145 on 1 June 1942
Reclassified ocean tug old ATO-145 on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 30 September 1946
Stricken on 23 April 1947
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 19 December 1947


Commands listed for USS Woodcock (AM 14)

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1Paul Eugene Howard, USN31 Jan 193912 Jul 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Terence Warner Greene, USN12 Jul 1941mid 1942
3Benjamin P Clark, USCGmid 194222 Dec 1942
4Cdr. Frank Stephen Dowd, USNR22 Dec 1942mid 1943
5Robert Herbert Teter, USNRmid 194317 Apr 1944
6William Henry Stewart, USNR17 Apr 194421 Jun 1945
7Matt Thomas Kershall, USNR21 Jun 1945

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