Allied Warships

USS Steady (AM 118)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 118 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down17 Nov 1941 
Launched6 Jun 1942 
Commissioned16 Nov 1942 
End service18 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned, 18 June 1946 at San Diego, California
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
Reclassified Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) (MSF-118) on 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 18 February 1968
Transferred to Taiwan and commissioned Ping Jin (PCE-70), 30 May 1968. Sunk in 1970.

 

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