Allied Warships

USS Mirth (AM 265)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 265 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down31 Jul 1943 
Launched24 Dec 1943 
Commissioned12 Aug 1944 
End service20 May 1945 

Decommissioned 20 May 1945 and transferred to the Soviet Union the following day at Cold Bay, Alaska being renamed T-275.


Commands listed for USS Mirth (AM 265)

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1Milton Albert Rusteen, USNR12 Aug 194413 Mar 1945
2John Francis Maddox, Jr., USNR13 Mar 194520 May 1945

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