USS Chickadee (AM 59)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Defoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||5 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||21 Aug 1941|
|Launched||20 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Nov 1942|
|End service||15 May 1946|
Decommissioned 15 May 1946 at Astoria, Oregon
Commands listed for USS Chickadee (AM 59)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Cdr. George Buchanan Coale, USNR||9 Nov 1942||29 Jul 1943|
|2||Lt. William Donald Allen, USNR||29 Jul 1943||Jan 1945|
|3||William N. Swift, USNR||Jan 1945||Apr 1945|
|4||Lt. Edgar Samuel Downs, Jr., USNR||Apr 1945||11 Oct 1945|
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