Allied Warships

USS Strive (AM 117)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 117 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down17 Nov 1941 
Launched16 May 1942 
Commissioned27 Oct 1942 
End service8 Jan 1955 

Placed out of commission, in reserve 14 February 1946 at San Diego, Califonia
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
Recommissioned 1 January 1952
Decommissioned 8 January 1955 at Green Cove Springs, Florida
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs
Reclassified Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) MSF-117 on, 5 February 1955
Reclassified Coastal Minesweeper MMC-1 on 31 October 1958
Struck from the Naval Register 1 October 1959 and transferred to Norway, renamed Gor (N 48).


Commands listed for USS Strive (AM 117)

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1Joseph Webster Golinkin, USNR27 Oct 194226 Jun 1943
2John Laurence Maloney, USNR26 Jun 194321 Apr 1944
3Elliott Burris Knowlton, USNR21 Apr 194414 Oct 1945

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