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|USS Lapwing (Minesweeper No. 1)
|84k||Namesake: Lapwing - Named for the crested plover (Vanellus vanellus) of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa, noted for its slow, irregular, flapping flight and its shrill wailing cry||Tommy Trampp
Photo added 4 February 2020
|62k||Streaming her homeward-bound pennant||Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships|
|107k||Penguin (Minesweeper No. 33), at left and Lapwing, "Coming up to repass" sweep gear, after exploding a mine during the sweeping of the North Sea Mine Barrage in 1919. Note the identification letters on the ships' bows: "PD" on Penguin and "W" on Lapwing
Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken by DeLong, of USS Black Hawk [ID 2140], published in the cruise book "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919", page 59
Donation of Chief Storekeeper Charles A. Free
U.S. Navy photo NH 99473
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|80k||"The Buoy Laying Division in Kirkwall Harbor." From left to right, in center: USS Osprey (Minesweeper No. 29), Penguin (Minesweeper No. 33), and Lapwing moored together in Kirkwall Harbor, Orkney Islands, during the sweeping of the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919. Note the identification letters on the ships' bows: "A" on Osprey, "PD" on Penguin and "W" on Lapwing.
Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken by Kitress, of USS Swan [Minesweeper No. 34], published in the cruise book "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919", page 63.
Donation of Chief Storekeeper Charles A. Free.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99474
|66k||Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment||Joe Radigan|
|143k||Review of the Atlantic Fleet Minesweeping Squadron, November 1919. Lapwing and other ships of the squadron anchored in the Hudson River, off New York City, while being reviewed by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels on 24 November 1919, following their return to the United States after taking part in clearing the North Sea mine barrage. The other ships visible are: USS Lark (Minesweeper No. 21), with USS SC-208 alongside (at left); and USS Swan (Minesweeper No. 34) with USS SC-356 alongside (at right).
U.S. Navy photo NH 44903
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|118k||Review of the Atlantic Fleet Minesweeping Squadron, November 1919. Ships of the squadron anchored in the Hudson River, off New York City, while being reviewed by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels on 24 November 1919, following their return to the United States after taking part in clearing the North Sea mine barrage. Identifiable ships present include (left column, from front to rear): USS Turkey (Minesweeper No. 13); USS Quail (Minesweeper No. 15) with SC-354 alongside; USS Lark (Minesweeper No. 21) with SC-208 alongside; USS Swan (Minesweeper No. 34) with SC-356 alongside; and USS Flamingo (Minesweeper No. 32) with an unidentified submarine chaser alongside. (right column, from front to rear): USS Thrush (Minesweeper No. 18); Two unidentified minesweepers, one of which is probably Lapwing; USS Kingfisher (Minesweeper No. 25); and, in no particular order, tugs Patapsco and Patuxent. USS SC-245 is at the far right, passing between the two anchored columns.
U.S. Navy photo NH 44904
|USS Lapwing (AVP 1)
|668k||5 November 1936
Coco Solo, Canal Zone
National Archives photo 80-G-463014 from National Museum of the U.S. Navy
|01||LTJG William Fremgen, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1919)||12 June 1918 - 19 December 1919|
|02||Chief Boatswain Forrest Edward Frost, USN||19 December 1919 - 11 April 1922|
|03||LT Ralph Judd Arnold, USN - USNA Class of 1923||1 September 1932 - 1935|
|04||LT Clyde Wendell Smith, USN||1 July 1935 - 14 July 19371937|
|05||LCDR Richard Waynick Ruble, USN - Retired as Rear Admiral||14 July 1937 - 18 June 1938|
|06||LT John Golden Foster, Jr., USN - Retired as Rear Admiral||18 June 1938 - 1 January 1941|
|07||LT Harry Ray Horney, USN||1 January 1941 - 10 September 1942|
|08||LT Daniel Crosby Goodman, USN||10 September 1942 - 17 December 1943|
|09||LTJG Douglas Francis Peak, USN||17 December 1943 - 28 July 1944|
|10||LTJG Lloyd G. Seaver, USN||28 July 1944 - 11 May 1945|
|11||LT Fred Charles Groh, USN||11 May 1945 - 23 November 1945|
|12||LTJG Evan Marthy Chanik, USN||23 November 1945 - 29 November 1945|
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