Allied Warships

USS Steady (AM 118)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 118 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down17 Nov 1941 
Launched6 Jun 1942 
Commissioned16 Nov 1942 
End service18 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned, 18 June 1946 at San Diego, California
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
Reclassified Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) (MSF-118) on 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 18 February 1968
Transferred to Taiwan and commissioned Ping Jin (PCE-70), 30 May 1968.


Commands listed for USS Steady (AM 118)

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1Frederick William Maennle, USNR16 Nov 1942early 1944
2Bernard Orella, USNRearly 19442 Jan 1945
3Lt. Robert David Faber, USNR2 Jan 19455 Feb 1946

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