Allied Warships

USS Hamul (AD 20)

Destroyer tender of the Hamul class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 20 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down6 Mar 1940 
LaunchedMay 1940 
Commissioned14 Jun 1941 
End service6 Jun 1962 

Acquired by the USN and commissioned as cargo ship USS Hamul (AK-30) on 14 June 1941
Converted to a destroyer tender in 1942 and redesignated (AD-20) on 7 January 1943
Decommissioned on 6 June 1962


Commands listed for USS Hamul (AD 20)

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1Cdr. Elwood Morse Tillson, USN14 Jun 194118 Dec 1942 (1)
2T/Capt. Raymond Gregory Deewall, USN18 Dec 19423 Oct 1944 (1)
3T/Capt. Carleton Crosby Hoffner, USN3 Oct 194426 Sep 1945 (1)

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