Allied Warships

USS Lucid (AM 259)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 259 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down20 Feb 1943 
Launched5 Jun 1943 
Commissioned1 Dec 1943 
End service28 Aug 1945 

Decommissioned 28 August 1945 at Miami, Florida and transferred to the Republic of China
Renamed Yung Ming (AM 45)
Yung Ming was decommissioned 1 July 1972.


Commands listed for USS Lucid (AM 259)

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1Lt. Charles Bulfinch, USNR1 Dec 194323 Sep 1944
2Lt. William George Dwinell, 2nd, USNR23 Sep 194418 Apr 1945
3Hugh Samuel Meredith, USNR18 Apr 194528 Aug 1945

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