Allied Warships

USS Ransom (AM 283)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 283 
Built byGeneral Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Alameda, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down24 Apr 1943 
Launched18 Sep 1943 
Commissioned5 Aug 1944 
End serviceJun 1953 

Decommissioned 3 March 1947 at Orange, Texas
Recommissioned 16 March 1951
Decommissioned in June 1953 at Charleston, South Carolina
Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1962.


Commands listed for USS Ransom (AM 283)

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1William Norman McMillen, USNR5 Aug 1944Oct 1945

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