Allied Warships

USS Recruit (AM 285)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 285 
Built byGeneral Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down24 May 1943 
Launched11 Dec 1943 
Commissioned8 Nov 1944 
End service15 Aug 1946 

Decommissioned 15 August 1946 at Orange, Texas
Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1962.


Commands listed for USS Recruit (AM 285)

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1 Lt.Cdr. Chester Arthur Bowes, USNR8 Nov 194418 Jan 1945
2Claude L. Henley, USNR18 Jan 194510 Jun 1945
3Wade Oscar Hankinson, USNR10 Jun 19458 Nov 1945

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