Allied Warships

USS Bobolink (AM 20)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassLapwing 
PennantAM 20 
Built byBaltimore Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Co. (Baltimore, Md, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 1918 
Launched15 Jun 1918 
Commissioned28 Jan 1919 
End service22 Feb 1946 
History

Reclassified fleet tug AT-131 on 1 June 1942
Redesignated fleet tug old ATO-131 on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 22 February 1946
Sold on 5 October 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Bobolink (AM 20)

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CommanderFromTo
1James Louis Foley, USN1941 ?8 Jun 1943
2Harry Lee Sigleer, USN8 Jun 1943Oct 1943
3Fulton Glen Reed, USN9 Oct 19435 Dec 1943
4Elmar Louis Alfred Rau, USNR5 Dec 194330 Aug 1944
5Fulton Glen Reed, USN30 Aug 1944Apr 1945
6Edward Lewis Givins, USNRApr 1945

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