U.S.S. Penguin (1918)

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U.S.S. Penguin (1918)
Hull Number: AM-33
Builder: New Jersey DD&T[1]
Laid down: 17 Nov, 1917[2]
Launched: 12 Jun, 1918[3]
Commissioned: 21 Nov, 1918[4]
Scuttled: 8 Dec, 1941[5]
Fate: Guam
U.S.S. Penguin was one of forty-nine Lapwing Class minesweepers completed for the U.S. Navy.



See Also


  1. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 113.
  2. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 113.
  3. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 113.
  4. Silverstone. The New Navy. p. 113.
  5. Silverstone. Navy of World War II. p. 151.


Lapwing Class Minesweeper
Lapwing Owl Robin Swallow Tanager
Cardinal Oriole Curlew Finch Heron
Turkey Woodcock Quail Partridge Eider
Thrush Avocet Bobolink Lark Widgeon
Teal Brant Kingfisher Rail Pelican
Falcon Osprey Seagull Tern Flamingo
Penguin Swan Whippoorwill Bittern Sanderling
Auk Chewink Cormorant Gannet Grebe
Mallard Ortolan Peacock Pigeon Redwing
  Sandpiper Vireo Warbler Willet  
  Minesweepers (US)