Allied Warships

USS Teal (AVP 5)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassLapwing 
PennantAVP 5 
ModSeaplane tender 
Built bySun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down8 Oct 1917 
Launched25 May 1918 
Commissioned20 Aug 1918 
End service5 Dec 1946 
History

Redesignated as a small seaplane tender AVP-5 on 22 January 1936
Decommissioned and stricken on 5 December 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Teal (AVP 5)

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CommanderFromTo
1Robert Burns Pirie, USNmid 1938late 1939
2Henry Johnston McRoberts, USNlate 19398 Aug 1941
3Albert Sidney Major, Jr., USN8 Aug 19417 Jan 1943
4Reuben Jacobsen, USNR7 Jan 194313 Nov 1943
5Merle Francis Parrott, USN13 Nov 194317 Dec 1943
6Robert Emanuael Noel, USN17 Dec 194317 Jun 1944
7Lawrence Howard Breland, USNR17 Jun 194423 Nov 1945

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