Allied Warships

USS Corson (AVP 37)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
ClassBarnegat 
PennantAVP 37 
Built byLake Washington Shipyards (Houghton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Sep 1942 
Laid down 
Launched16 Jul 1944 
Commissioned3 Dec 1944 
End service9 Mar 1956 
History

Decommissioned on 21 June 1946
Recommissioned on 13 February 1951
Decommissioned on 9 March 1956
Stricken on 1 April 1966
Sunk as a target

 

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1T/Cdr. Samuel Paxton Weller, Jr., USN3 Dec 194421 Jun 1946 (1)

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