USS Grebe (AM 43)
Minesweeper of the Lapwing class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Staten Island Steam Boat Co. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Launched||17 Dec 1918|
|Commissioned||1 May 1919|
|Lost||2 Jan 1943|
Reclassified fleet tug, AT-134 on 1 June 1942
On 6 December 1942 USS Grebe grounded while attempting to float SS Thomas A. Edison at Vuanta Vatoa, Fiji Islands. Salvage operations were broken up by a hurricane that destroyed both ships during the night of 1-2 January 1943.
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