USS Widgeon (ASR 1)
Minesweeper of the Lapwing class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Submarine rescue vessel|
|Built by||Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||8 Oct 1917|
|Launched||5 May 1918|
|Commissioned||27 Jul 1918|
|End service||5 Feb 1947|
Completed as minesweeper
Commands listed for USS Widgeon (ASR 1)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt. James Edward Stevens, USN||27 Apr 1939||15 Aug 1941|
|2||Cdr. John Patrick Dix, USN||15 Aug 1941||4 Apr 1942|
|3||George W Meyer, USN||4 Apr 1942||16 Aug 1943|
|4||Clifford W. Engler, USN||16 Aug 1943||12 Jun 1945|
|5||Arthur F. Hamby, USN||12 Jun 1945|
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