Allied Warships

USS Tanager (AM 385)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAuk 
PennantAM 385 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered3 Aug 1943 
Laid down29 Mar 1944 
Launched9 Dec 1944 
Commissioned28 Jul 1945 
End service10 Dec 1954 
History

Decommissioned 10 December 1954 at Orange Texas
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Orange Group
Redesignated Fleet Minesweeper (Steel-hulled) (MSF-385) on 7 February 1955
Transferred to the Coast Guard 4 October 1963
Struck from the Naval Register 1 November 1963
Commissioned as USCGC Tanager (WTR-385) 16 July 1964
Decommissioned 1 February 1972
Sold to William A Hardesty, Seattle, Washington 15 November 1972.

 

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