Allied Warships

USS Sprig (AM 384)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 384 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered3 Aug 1943 
Laid down15 Feb 1944 
Launched15 Sep 1944 
Commissioned4 Apr 1945 
End serviceJun 1954 
History

Decommissioned in June 1954 at Orange, Texas
Reclassified as a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hull) MSF-384 on 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 1 July 1972
Sold for scrap 20 December 1973 to Southern Scrap Material Co., Ltd., New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Commands listed for USS Sprig (AM 384)

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1Thomas William Cross, USNR4 Apr 194527 Sep 1945 (1)

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Notable events involving Sprig include:


Lt.Cmdr. Melvin James Carpenter, USN took over as Commanding Officer of the Sprig. (2)


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