Allied Warships

USS Spear (AM 322)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 322 
Built byAssociated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down28 Oct 1942 
Launched25 Feb 1943 
Commissioned31 Dec 1943 
End serviceAug 1946 

Laid down as HMS Errand (BAM 22) but retained by the USN being renamed and reclassified USS Spear (AM 322) on 23 January 1943
Decommissioned in August 1946 at San Diego, California
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
Reclassified a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) MSF-322 on 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 1 July 1972
Sold to Mexico 19 September 1972 and renamed Ignacio De La Llave (G 08).


Commands listed for USS Spear (AM 322)

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1Arthur Mix Savage, USNR31 Dec 1943

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