Allied Warships

USS Mulberry (AN 27)

Net tender of the Aloe class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeNet tender
ClassAloe 
PennantAN 27 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Aug 1940 
Laid down18 Oct 1940 
Launched26 Mar 1941 
Commissioned1 Nov 1941 
End service11 Apr 1960 
History

Decommissioned on 11 April 1960
Transferred to Ecuador in November 1965 being renamed Orion (H-101)
Scrapped in 1980

 

Commands listed for USS Mulberry (AN 27)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1William Gabriel Holly, USNR19 Dec 19421 Mar 1944 (1)
2Jacob A Haas, USNR1 Mar 19446 Sep 1945
3William A Schraegle, Jr., USNR6 Sep 194530 Nov 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Notable events involving Mulberry include:


See this website for more information on this ship (offsite link). (2)

8 Mar 1942
USS Mulberry picks up the survivors of the American merchant Cardonia that was torpedoed and sunk the day before by German U-boat U-126 about 5 nautical miles west-north-west of the St. Nicholas Mole, Haiti in position 19°53'N, 73°27'W.

6 May 1942
USS Mulberry picks up the survivors of the American merchant Afoundria that was torpedoed and sunk the day before by German U-boat U-108 about 8 nautical miles north of Le Male Light, Haiti in position 19°59'N, 73°26'W.


Return to the Allied Warships section