Allied Warships

USS Hamlin (AV 15)

Seaplane tender of the Kenneth Whiting class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
ClassKenneth Whiting 
PennantAV 15 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1942 
Laid down19 Jul 1943 
Launched11 Jan 1944 
Commissioned26 Jun 1944 
End service18 Jan 1947 

Decommissioned on 18 January 1947
Stricken on 1 July 1963
Sold to be broken up for scrap


Commands listed for USS Hamlin (AV 15)

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1T/Capt. Gordon Alexander McLean, USN26 Jun 1944 (1)

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