Allied Warships

USS Dextrous (AM 341)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 341 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Jun 1943 
Commissioned8 Sep 1943 
End service31 Oct 1956 

Laid down as HMS Sepoy (BAM 30) but retained by the USN, renamed and reclassified Dextrous (AM 341)
Placed out of commission, in reserve 5 June 1946 at San Pedro, California
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
Recommissioned 1 December 1950
Reclassified a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) MSF-341 on 7 February 1955
Placed out of commission, in reserve 31 October 1956


Commands listed for USS Dextrous (AM 341)

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1Stanley Sherman Trotman, USNR8 Sep 19436 Sep 1945

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