Allied Warships

USS Jubilant (AM 255)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAdmirable 
PennantAM 255 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down22 Oct 1942 
Launched20 Feb 1943 
Commissioned27 Aug 1943 
End service27 Apr 1954 
History

Decommissioned 18 May 1946 at Orange, Texas
Recommissioned 11 May 1951
Decommissioned 27 April 1954 at Orange, Texas
Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1962
Sold to Mexico being redesignated DM-01 (D 1). and later Riva Palacio (C 50)
Sunk off Veracruz, Mexico in August 2001 as an artificial reef.

 

Commands listed for USS Jubilant (AM 255)

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CommanderFromTo
1William Paul Sprunt, USNR27 Aug 1943Jul 1944
2Henry D. Lindsey, Jr., USNRJul 1944Aug 1944
3Charles James Schafer, USNRAug 1944Jul 1945
4Henry D. Lindsey, Jr., USNRJul 19455 Nov 1945

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