Allied Warships

USS Portent (AM 106)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 106 
Built byPennsylvania Shipyards Inc. (Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down15 Nov 1941 
Launched16 Aug 1942 
Commissioned3 Apr 1943 
Lost22 Jan 1944 
Loss position41° 24'N, 12° 44'E

USS Portent (Lt. Howard Carlton Plummer, USNR) is mined and sunk south-east of Anzio, Italy in position 41º24'N, 12º44E'.


Commands listed for USS Portent (AM 106)

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1Lt. Howard Carlton Plummer, USNR3 Apr 194322 Jan 1944 (1)

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Notable events involving Portent include:

Survivors of Portent were picked up by USS Brooklyn (2)

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