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Admirable Class Minesweepers of the Dominican Navy: Uss Signet, Uss Skirmish, Dominican Ship Prestol Botello, Dominican Ship Separaci n
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ISBN 9781158278060
REGISTERED: 01/14/18
UPDATED: 11/27/20
Admirable Class Minesweepers of the Dominican Navy: Uss Signet, Uss Skirmish, Dominican Ship Prestol Botello, Dominican Ship Separaci n
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Uss Signet, Uss Skirmish, Dominican Ship Prestol Botello, Dominican Ship SeparaciĆ³n, Dominican Ship Tortuguero. Not illustrated. Excerpt: USS Signet (AM-302) was an Admirable-class minesweeper built for the United States Navy during World War II. She received four battle stars during World


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  • ISBN bar code 9781158278060 ξ1 registered April 08 2016
  • Product category is Admirable-Class-Minesweepers-of-the-Dominican-Navy Books-LLC Book

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Uss Signet, Uss Skirmish, Dominican Ship Prestol Botello, Dominican Ship Separación, Dominican Ship Tortuguero. Not illustrated. Excerpt: USS Signet (AM-302) was an Admirable-class minesweeper built for the United States Navy during World War II. She received four battle stars during World War II. She was decommissioned in December 1945 and placed in reserve. In February 1955, while still in reserve, her hull number was changed from AM-302 to MSF-302, but she was not reactivated. She was transferred to the Dominican Republic in January 1965 and renamed Tortuguero (BM455) (or Tortugero in some sources). She was employed as a patrol vessel in Dominican Navy service. Her pennant number was changed from BM455 to C455 in 1995. Tortuguero was stricken and hulked in 1997. Signet was laid down on 8 April 1943 by Associated Shipbuilders at Harbor Island Seattle, Washington, and was launched on 16 August 1943; sponsored by Miss Bernice Moore, and commissioned on 20 June 1944, Lieutenant Commander C.L. Grabenhorst, USNR, in command. Signet spent the summer of 1944 completing her fitting out and undergoing minesweeping trials, shakedown, and antisubmarine warfare training. On 26 August, she reported to the Commander, Western Sea Frontier, at San Francisco, California. That same afternoon, she departed San Francisco escorting SS Eugene Skinner to Honolulu. Over the next five months, the minesweeper made two voyages from Hawaii to Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands and one to San Francisco. On all three occasions, she served as escort for supply ships. She visited Kwajalein while returning from her first voyage to the Western Pacific, and Majuro en route back from the second. Upon her return to Hawaii from San Francisco, California, on 3 December, . More:


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