Allied Warships

USS Minivet (AM 371)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 371 
Built bySavannah Machinery and Foundry Co. (Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered4 Dec 1943 
Laid down19 Jul 1944 
Launched8 Nov 1944 
Commissioned29 May 1945 
Lost29 Dec 1945 
History

Struck a mine in the Tsushima Straits and sank. 31 of the ships crew went down with the ship.60 survivors rescued by Japanese and transferred to the uss Redstart which includes the Commanding officer

 

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1Lt.Cdr Richard Lagreze, USNR29 May 194517 Sep 1945 (1)

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