USS Champion (AM 314)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||General Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||6 Jul 1942|
|Launched||12 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||8 Sep 1943|
|End service||30 Jan 1947|
Laid down as HMS Akbar (BAM 1), retained by the USN, renamed and reclassified Champion (AM 314) on 23 January 1943
Commands listed for USS Champion (AM 314)
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|1||James Henry Howard, Jr., USNR||8 Sep 1943||8 May 1945|
|2||Milton Albert Rusteen, USNR||8 May 1945||8 Sep 1945|
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