Allied Warships

USS Seagull (AM 30)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassLapwing 
PennantAM 30 
Built byGas Engine and Power Co. (Morris Heights, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Jun 1918 
Launched24 Dec 1918 
Commissioned7 Mar 1919 
End service5 Sep 1946 
History

Reclassified ocean tug AT-141 on 1 June 1942
Reclassified ocean tug old ATO-141 on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 5 September 1946
Stricken on 15 October 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Seagull (AM 30)

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CommanderFromTo
1Daniel Beville Candler, Jr., USNmid 19398 Apr 1942
2William Harold Daly, USN8 Apr 19427 Mar 1943
3Forrest LeRoy van Camp, USN7 Mar 1943May 1944
4William Samuel Hall, USNMay 1944June 1945
5William Singleton Perry, USNRJun 1945

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Notable events involving Seagull include:


15 Apr 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Pruitt (Lt. D.B. Harby, USNR), USS Seagull (Lt. W.S. Hall, USN), USS PGM-21 (Lt. L. Gardiner, USNR), USS Jack (Lt.Cdr. A.S. Fuhrman, USN) and USS Ray (Cdr. W.T. Kinsella, USN).

15 Jul 1945
USS Catfish (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Overton, USNR) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Harmon (Lt. R.W. Steel, USNR), USS Seagull and USS Stickleback (Cdr. H.K. Nauman, USN).


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