Allied Warships

USS Murrelet (AM 372)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 372 
Built bySavannah Machinery and Foundry Co. (Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered4 Dec 1943 
Laid down24 Aug 1944 
Launched29 Dec 1944 
Commissioned24 Aug 1945 
End service14 Mar 1957 

Reclassified Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) (MSF-372) on 7 February 1955
Decommissioned 14 March 1957
Struck from the Naval Register 1 December 1964
Transferred to the Philippines 18 June 1965 and renamed Rizal (PCE 69)
Later reclassified a Patrol Corvette PS-69.


Commands listed for USS Murrelet (AM 372)

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1John Edward Wagstaff, USNR24 Aug 194518 Oct 1945

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