Allied Warships

USS Sandpiper (AVP 9)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassLapwing 
PennantAVP 9 
ModSeaplane tender 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Nov 1918 
Launched28 Apr 1919 
Commissioned9 Oct 1919 
End service10 Dec 1945 
History

Redesignated as a small seaplane tender AVP-9 on 22 January 1936
Decommissioned on 10 December 1945
Stricken on 17 April 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Sandpiper (AVP 9)

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CommanderFromTo
1Paul Lee Dudley, USN25 Apr 1939mid 1940
2Allen Smith, Jr., USNmid 194021 Jun 1941
3Travis Robert Liverett, USN21 Jun 194127 Jul 1942
4Howard Thomas Ewing Anderson, USN27 Jul 19428 Mar 1943
5Lyle Charles Bradley, USN8 Mar 194316 Nov 1944
6George Robert Moorman, USNR16 Nov 19449 Jun 1945
7Howard George Dean, USNR9 Jun 194510 Dec 1945

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