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Revenge (MSF-110)
ex-Revenge (AM 110)



Call sign:
November - Alpha - Victor - Romeo

ex-Right (AM 110)


Auk Class Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 19 June 1942 as Right (AM 110) by Winslow Marine Railway and Shipbuilding Co, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched 7 November 1942
  • Renamed Revenge 15 May 1943
  • Commissioned USS Revenge (AM-110), 21 July 1943
  • Decommissioned 18 March 1947 at Charleston, SC
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists out of commission, in reserve as August 1946
  • Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group, Orange, TX
  • Recommissioned 14 February 1951
  • Reclassified as a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hull), MSF-110, 7 March 1955
  • Decommissioned 9 March 1955 and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs, FL
  • Struck from the Naval Register 1 November 1966
  • Sold for scrap in May 1967.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 890 t.
  • Length 221' 2"
  • Beam 32'
  • Draft 10' 9"
  • Speed 18.1 kts.
  • Complement 105
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two 40mm gun mounts, two 20mm gun mounts, two depth charge tracks and five depth charge projectors
  • Propulsion: Two 1,559shp Busch Sulzer 539 diesel electric engines, Westinghouse reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    USS Revenge (AM 110)
    Revenge 37k - Hyperwar U.S. Navy
    in World War II
    Revenge 64k U.S. Navy photo Brian Watt
    USS Revenge (MSF 110)
    Revenge 88k Valetta Harbor, Malta
    Photo courtesy of A. & J. Pavia from the 1958/1959 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships
    Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01CDR Frederick Frank Sima, USN21 July 1943
    02LCDR James Lyon Jackson, USN24 February 1944
    03LCDR John D. Westervelt, USN9 November 1945
    ??LCDR Henry J. Caldwell, USN14 February 1951 - December 1953
    ??LT Paul R. Wagner, USNDecember 1953
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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    Association of Minemen
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