Allied Warships

USS Engage (AM 93)

Minesweeper of the Adroit class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 93 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down15 Feb 1942 
Launched11 Jul 1942 
Commissioned22 Oct 1942 
End service19 Nov 1945 

Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1597 on 1 June 1944
Decommissioned on 19 November 1945
Transferred to the Dominican Republic in 1946 being renamed Cibao


Commands listed for USS Engage (AM 93)

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1Russel Edward Fitzpatrick, USNR22 Oct 194221 May 1943
2Stanley Sherman Trotman, USNR21 May 194320 Jun 1943
3Henry Harrison Sillman, USNR20 Jun 19438 May 1944
4Frank Albert Fitton, USNR8 May 194425 Jun 1944
5Robert P. Harris, USNR25 Jun 194419 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Engage include:

10 Sep 1944
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) departed Marseilles for La Maddalena. She made the passage together with the French submarine La Sultane (Lt. Javouhey). They were escorted by a USS PC 1597 (Lt. R.P. Harris, USNR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/19310

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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