Allied Warships

USS Mackinac (AVP 13)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 13 
Built byPuget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Jul 1939 
Laid down29 May 1940 
Launched15 Nov 1941 
Commissioned24 Jan 1942 
End serviceJan 1947 

Decommissioned in January 1947
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Mackinac (WAVP-371) on 19 April 1949
Redesignated high endurance cutter (WHEC-371) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned on 28 December 1968 and returned to the USN
Sunk as a target


Commands listed for USS Mackinac (AVP 13)

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1Cdr. Norman Ridgeway Hitchcock, USN24 Jan 19422 Sep 1942 (1)
2Cdr. Horace Bushnell Butterfield, USN2 Sep 19426 Apr 1943
3T/Cdr. Paul David Stroop, USN6 Apr 194327 Jan 1944
4Lt.Cdr. Gerald Ronald Dyson, USN27 Jan 194410 Feb 1945
5T/Cdr. Paul Ludwig Stahl, USN10 Feb 194510 Jan 1946

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