U.S.S. Cardinal, AM-6

  Launched 29 March 1918 at Staten Island Shipbuilding Company, New York, Cardinal was sponsored by Miss I. Nelson. She was commissioned on 23 August, with Lieutenant(JG) N. Drake in command. The Lapwing class minesweeper began her service in the 3rd Naval District, sweeping the waters off New York. She also served as a temporary lightship before sailing on …

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U.S.S. Sealion (SS-195) Commissioning Crew

These individuals were “plankholders” (members of the original crew) of Sealion. Officers are listed in order of seniority; enlisted personnel are listed alphabetically. Morrison, J.K., Jr., LT, USN, Commanding Officer Moore, J.R., LT, USN, Executive Officer Raborn, A., LT(JG), USN Reich, E.T., LT(JG), USN Thompson, W.C., LT(JG), USN Albren, Clifford O., F1C Armenia, Peter S., …

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