Allied Warships

USS Pilot (AM 104)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 104 
Built byPennsylvania Shipyards Inc. (Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down27 Oct 1941 
Launched5 Jul 1942 
Commissioned3 Feb 1943 
End serviceOct 1954 
History

Decommissioned 15 January 1947
Recommissioned 5 March 1952
Decommissioned October 1954
Struck from the Naval Register 1 July 1972
Transferred to Mexico 19 July 1972, reclassified a Patrol Craft and renamed Juan Aldarma (C 85).

 

Commands listed for USS Pilot (AM 104)

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CommanderFromTo
1Sherman Bruce Wetmore, USNR3 Feb 1943May 1944
2Ray Ernest Oliver, USNRMay 1944Jun 1944
3Sherman Bruce Wetmore, USNRJun 194427 Jun 1944
4Ray Ernest Oliver, USNR27 Jun 194421 Mar 1945
5Edward Paul Dietrich, USNR21 Mar 19459 Nov 1945

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