Allied Warships

USS Constant (AM 86)

Minesweeper of the Adroit class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 86 
Built byCommercial Iron Works (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down21 Feb 1942 
Launched9 May 1942 
Commissioned21 Sep 1942 
End service22 Oct 1954 

Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1590 on 1 June 1944
Decommissioned on 19 June 1946
Assigned to Naval Reserve duty on 28 October 1946 and placed in commission, in reserve on 5 May 1950
Placed in full commission on 20 March 1951
Placed out of commission, in reserve on 21 September 1954
Decommissioned on 22 October 1954


Commands listed for USS Constant (AM 86)

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1Robert Charles Gloss, USNR21 Sep 194216 Jun 1943
2Robin Max Hartmann, USNR16 Jun 1943Dec 1943
3Lt. Warren Alfred Cushing, USNRDec 194312 Jun 1944
4Arthur P. Doheny, USNR12 Jun 1944Jan 1945
5M. W. Rannels, USNRJan 1945Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Constant include:

11 Feb 1944
USS Balao (Lt.Cdr. C.C. Cole, USN) fuelled at Tulagi before proceeding on patrol. She was escorted in and out by USS Constant

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