USS Force (AM 99)
Minesweeper of the Adroit class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Penn-Jersey Shipbuilding Co. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||19 Nov 1941|
|Launched||7 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Jun 1943|
|End service||21 Jun 1945|
Reclassified as patrol craft PC-1603 on 1 June 1944
On 26 May 1945 PC-1603 was struck by two Japanese kamikaze aircraft off Kimmu Wan, Okinawa. On 21 June 1945 PC-1603 was decommissioned. Her hulk was ordered destroyed on 24 October 1945.
Commands listed for USS Force (AM 99)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Thomas Tobias Scudder, USNR||16 Jun 1943||early 1944|
|2||Paul Francis McLaughlin, USNR||early 1944||mid 1944|
|3||Loren Wilson Snoyer, USNR||mid 1944||26 Dec 1944|
|4||Adam H Romeiser, USNR||26 Dec 1944|
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