Allied Warships

USS Broadbill (AM 58)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 58 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered5 Nov 1940 
Laid down23 Jul 1941 
Launched21 May 1942 
Commissioned13 Oct 1942 
End service25 Jan 1954 
History

Decommissioned, 3 June 1946 at San Diego, California
Recommissioned, 19 March 1952
Decommissioned, 25 January 1954 at Orange, Texas
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 July 1972
Sold 1 December 1973.

 

Commands listed for USS Broadbill (AM 58)

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CommanderFromTo
1John Belton Cleland, Jr., USNR13 Oct 19427 May 1943
2Ernest A. Ruth, Jr., USNR9 May 1943Jul 1943
3Oscar Berndherd Lundgren, USNRJul 1943Jan 1945
4Robert Sherman Juhl, USNRJan 1945Apr 1945
5Edward E. Burrowes, USNRApr 194522 Aug 1945
6Edward Patrick O'Callahan, USNR22 Aug 194512 Nov 1945

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