From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


A shore bird better known as turnstone.

AM - 356: dp. 530 l. 184'6" b. 33'

dr. 9'9" s. 15 k. cpl. 104 a. 1 x 3"

cl. Admirable

Creddock (AM-356) was launched 22 July 1944 by Willamette Iron and Steel Corp., Portland, Oreg.; sponsored by Miss N. I. Schmidleys; and commissioned 18 December 1945, Lieutenant (junior grade) J. C. Elliott, USNR, in command.

Creddock departed Astoria, Oreg., 6 January 1946 and arrived at San Diego 4 days later. There she was placed out of commission in reserve 26 March 1946. Creddock was reclassified MSF-356 on 7 February 1955.

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Date: 23 Oct 1998