Allied Warships

USS Markab (AD 21)

Destroyer tender of the Hamul class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 21 
Built byIngalls Shipbuilding Corp. (Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Dec 1940 
Commissioned15 Jun 1941 
End service 

Acquired by the USN on 2 June 1941 and commissioned as cargo ship USS Markab (AK-31) on 15 June 1941
Reclassified as destroyer tender (AD-21) on 24 January 1942
Decommissioned in January 1947
Recommissioned on 26 February 1952
Decommissioned on 31 July 1955
Reclassified as repair ship (AR-23) on 15 April 1960
Recommissioned on 1 July 1960
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 1 September 1976


Commands listed for USS Markab (AD 21)

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1Cdr. Allen Dudley Brown, USN15 Jun 19413 Oct 1943 (1)
2Cdr. Leo Bernard Farrell, USN3 Oct 194320 Apr 1945
3T/Capt. Albert Laurence Prosser, USN20 Apr 194518 Jul 1946

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