Allied Warships

USS Eager (AM 224)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAdmirable 
PennantAM 224 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Aug 1943 
Laid down29 Dec 1943 
Launched10 Jun 1944 
Commissioned23 Nov 1944 
End service27 Sep 1946 
History

Decommissioned 27 September 1946 at San Pedro, California
Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1962
Transferred to Mexico 2 October 1962 and classified DM-06.

 

Commands listed for USS Eager (AM 224)

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CommanderFromTo
1Frank Albert Fitton, USNR23 Nov 19442 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Eager include:


17 Mar 1945
Enrico Dandolo departed New London, Connecticut, USA for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. She was escorted by USS Eager.


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