USS Swallow (AM 65)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||General Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||5 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||19 Jul 1941|
|Launched||6 May 1942|
|Commissioned||14 Jan 1943|
|Lost||22 Apr 1945|
|Loss position||26° 10'N, 127° 12'E|
Sunk after being hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft west of Okinawa in position 26º10'N, 127º12'E.
Commands listed for USS Swallow (AM 65)
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|1||R. S. Moore, USNR||14 Jan 1943||early 1944|
|2||Luther Martin Kennett, Jr., USNR||early 1944||early 1945|
|3||Whitefield F. Kimball, USNR||early 1945||22 Apr 1945|
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