Allied Warships

USS Scuffle (AM 298)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 298 
Built byWinslow Marine Railways & Ship Building Corp. (Winslow, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down4 May 1943 
Launched8 Aug 1943 
Commissioned2 May 1944 
End service19 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 19 June 1946 at Orange, Texas
Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1962
Transferred to Mexico 1 October 1962 being renamed Felipe Xicotencatl (C-53).
Sunk 6 June 2000 off Cozumel Mexico as an artifical reef for Scuba Divers.
She sits upright in 80 feet of water.


Commands listed for USS Scuffle (AM 298)

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1T/Cdr. Erik Augustin Johnson, USNR2 May 194424 Aug 1945
2Gerald Pope, USNR24 Aug 1945

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