USS Partridge (AM 16)
Minesweeper of the Lapwing class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Chester Shipbuilding Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||14 May 1918|
|Launched||15 Oct 1918|
|Commissioned||17 Jun 1919|
|Lost||11 Jun 1944|
|Loss position||49° 30'N, 0° 50'E|
Reclassified ocean tug AT-138 on 1 June 1942
USS Partridge (Lt. James Carlton Wilson White, USNR) was torpedoed by German motor torpedo boats off Normandy in position 49°30'N, 00°50'E at 0200 hours on 11 June 1944, she sank some 35 minutes later.
Commands listed for USS Partridge (AM 16)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Samuel Emmer Kenney, USN||30 Jun 1939||14 Jan 1943|
|2||Rodney Frederick Snipes, USN||14 Jan 1943||6 Jan 1944|
|3||Adnah Neyhart Caldin, USN||6 Jan 1944||10 Jun 1944|
|4||James Carlton Wilson White, USNR||10 Jun 1944||11 Jun 1944|
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Notable events involving Partridge include:
23 May 1942
USS R-12 (Lt. E.E. Shelby, USN) participated in A/S exercises of St. Thomas together with USS Davis (Lt.Cdr. M.R. Peterson, USN) and USS Partridge (Lt.Cdr. S.E. Kenney, USN).