USS Raven (AM 55)
Minesweeper of the Raven class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Sep 1938|
|Laid down||28 Jun 1939|
|Launched||24 Aug 1940|
|Commissioned||11 Nov 1940|
|End service||31 May 1946|
Decommissioned on 31 May 1946 and place in reserve at San Diego, California
Commands listed for USS Raven (AM 55)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt.Cdr. Joe Warren Stryker, USN||11 Nov 1940||late 1941|
|2||Francis Smith Kirk, USN||late 1941||19 May 1942|
|3||Charles Guequierre Rucker, USN||19 May 1942||23 Jan 1943|
|4||Lt.(jg) James L. Davenport, USNR||23 Jan 1943||6 Oct 1943|
|5||John Francis Madden, USNR||6 Oct 1943||Aug 1945|
|6||Lt. Henry Walter Bull, Jr., USNR||Aug 1945||17 Jan 1946|
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