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.