From The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Battle; a fight between two adversaries; a duel.

On 23 May 1941 Combat (AMc-68) was renamed Bulwark (q. v.).


Combat (AMc-69), formerly named Comrade, was launched 6 October 1941 by Hogdon
Bros., Goudy, and Stevens, East Boothbay, Maine; sponsored by Miss C. Goudy; and
placed in service 24 February 1942, Lieutenant (junior grade) D. A. Mitchell,
USNR, in charge. She served in the 1st Naval District in New England waters
during the war and was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 5
August 1946.

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Date: 6 Dec 1998