Allied Warships

USS Scrimmage (AM 297)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAdmirable 
PennantAM 297 
Built byWinslow Marine Railways & Ship Building Corp. (Winslow, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down22 Feb 1943 
Launched16 May 1943 
Commissioned4 Apr 1944 
End service22 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 22 June 1946 at Orange, Texas
Struck from the Naval Register 1 April 1960 and sold
She became a British merchantman named Giant II and used as a cable ship
Sold in March 1968 to the Dillingham Corp. and leased to the University of Hawaii as a research vessel being renamed M/S Mahi
Sold in 1982 to Dacor Scuba Diving to be sunk as an artificial reef
Sunk approximately 1 mile off the Waianae coast in 90 feet of water.

 

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CommanderFromTo
1Robert van Winckle, USNR4 Apr 1944Aug 1945
2Richard Charles Condon, USNRAug 1945

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