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Creddock- AM-356


A shore bird better known as turnstone.

(AM-356: dp. 530; 1. 184'6"; b. 33'; dr. 9'9"; s. 15 k.; cpl. 104; a. 1 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 Dieyro 4 days later. There she was placed out of commission in reserve 26 March 1946. Creddock was reclassified MSF-356 on 7 February 1955.