Allied Warships

USS Humboldt (AVP 21)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
ClassBarnegat 
PennantAVP 21 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Jun 1940 
Laid down6 Sep 1940 
Launched17 Mar 1941 
Commissioned7 Oct 1941 
End service17 Mar 1947 
History

Decommissioned on 17 March 1947
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Humboldt (WAVP-372) on 29 March 1949
Redesignated as high endurance cutter (WHEC-372) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned on 30 September 1969 and returned to the USN
Stricken in 1970
Scrapped in Italy

 

Commands listed for USS Humboldt (AVP 21)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. William Gosnell Tomlinson, USN7 Oct 19415 Sep 1942
2George Cannon Montgomery, USN5 Sep 194215 Jul 1943
3Thomas Barbee Neblett, USN15 Jul 19437 Aug 1944
4George Price Koch, USN7 Aug 194415 Aug 1945
5Frederick Funston Daly, USNR15 Aug 194520 Oct 1945

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