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USS Competent (AM-316)

The U.S.S. COMPETENT, AM-316 the U.S.S. DEVASTATOR, AM-318 and the U.S.S. GLADIATOR AM-319, was re-commissioned on Friday, February 29th, 1952.

Click on the Image Below to See Full View of the Long Beach Press Telegram 1952 Coverage of the Competent, Devastator and Gladiator Re-commissioning.

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From the Rocky LoCascio Collection 

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Click Here for Re-commissioning Program and a List of the Crew Aboard for the Commissioning. The Re-commissioning pages are in two parts, copies of the original pass-outs (do to the age some parts are difficult to read) and a retyped copy for clarity.

 

Coming Home 5 February 1953

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