USS Whippoorwill (AM 35)
Minesweeper of the Lapwing class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Co (Mobile, Alabama, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||12 Dec 1917|
|Launched||4 Jul 1918|
|Commissioned||1 Apr 1919|
|End service||17 Apr 1946|
Reclassified ocean tug AT-169 on 1 March 1944
Commands listed for USS Whippoorwill (AM 35)
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|1||Lt. Laurence Francis Blodgett, USN||18 Jan 1936||early 1941|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Charles Arthur Ferriter, USN||early 1941||Nov 1942|
|3||Charles Lowell Knopp, USN||Nov 1942||Oct 1944|
|4||E. M. Floyd, Jr., USNR||Oct 1944||Aug 1945|
|5||Lt. Thomas M. Dill, USNR||Aug 1945|
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Notable events involving Whippoorwill include:
- ADM 199/1861
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.