USS Engage (AM 93)
Minesweeper of the Adroit class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Dravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||15 Feb 1942|
|Launched||11 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||22 Oct 1942|
|End service||19 Nov 1945|
Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1597 on 1 June 1944
Commands listed for USS Engage (AM 93)
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|1||Russel Edward Fitzpatrick, USNR||22 Oct 1942||21 May 1943|
|2||Stanley Sherman Trotman, USNR||21 May 1943||20 Jun 1943|
|3||Henry Harrison Sillman, USNR||20 Jun 1943||8 May 1944|
|4||Frank Albert Fitton, USNR||8 May 1944||25 Jun 1944|
|5||Robert P. Harris, USNR||25 Jun 1944||19 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)
- ADM 173/19310
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.