Allied Warships

USS Alcor (AR 10)

Repair ship

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRepair ship
Class[No specific class] 
PennantAR 10 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched27 Jan 1927 
Commissioned4 Sep 1941 
End service5 Aug 1946 
History

Acquired by the USN on 3 March 1941
Converted for Naval Service and commissioned as Miscellaneous Auxiliary USS Alcor (AG-34) on 4 September 1941
Reclassified as repair ship (AR-10) on 22 December 1941
Reclassified as destroyer tender (AD-34) on 6 November 1944
Decommissioned on 5 August 1946
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 6 August 1946
Stricken on 28 August 1946
Scrapped in 1950

 

Commands listed for USS Alcor (AR 10)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Edward Alexander Mitchell, USN4 Sep 1941early 1942 (1)
2George Blaine Evans, USNearly 194215 Apr 1942
3Cdr. Leroy White Busbey, Jr., USN15 Apr 1942Jul 1942
4George Blaine Evans, USNJul 1942late 1942
5John Damian Murphy, USNlate 1942Aug 1944
6Cdr. Junius Weakley Millard, USNAug 194424 May 1946 (1)

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