Allied Warships

USS Oriole (AM 7)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 7 
Built byStaten Island Shipbuilding Co. (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Laid down6 Mar 1918 
Launched3 Jul 1918 
Commissioned5 Nov 1918 
End service6 Feb 1946 

Reclassified ocean tug AT-136 on 1 June 1942
Reclassified ocean tug old ATO-136 on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 6 February 1946
Stricken on 12 March 1946
Sold on 6 January 1947


Commands listed for USS Oriole (AM 7)

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1Lt. Albert Joseph Wheaton, USN15 Aug 193815 Aug 1942
2Harold Harman Gooden, USN15 Aug 19427 Dec 1942
3Charles Frederick Johnson, USNR7 Dec 194215 Aug 1943
4Harold Harman Gooden, USN15 Aug 194316 May 1945
5Robert Charles Fox, USNR16 May 1945Sep 1945

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