Allied Warships

USS Dionysus (AR 21)

Repair ship of the Laertes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRepair ship
ClassLaertes 
PennantAR 21 
Built byBethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down4 Oct 1944 
Launched10 Oct 1944 
Commissioned28 Apr 1945 
End service1 Jul 1955 
History

Decommissioned on 31 June 1947
Recommissioned on 13 February 1952
Decommissioned on 1 July 1955

 

Commands listed for USS Dionysus (AR 21)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. Samuel Douglas Simpson, USN28 Apr 1945

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Notable events involving Dionysus include:


1954
Spring of 1954 visited Cuba (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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