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USS Fulmar (AMS 47)

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Laid down  31 October 1942
Decommissioned  date unknown
Fate  sold, 1 October 1968
Construction started  31 October 1942
Length  42 m
Displacement  244,900 kg
Commissioned  1 September 1947
Struck  1 October 1968
Beam  24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)
Launched  2 January 1943
Weight  274.3 tons
Draft  2.4 m

USS Fulmar (AMS-47/YMS-193) was a YMS-1-class minesweeper of the YMS-135 subclass acquired by the U.S. Navy for use in World War II. Her task was to clear minefields in coastal waterways.

Fulmar was laid down, 31 October 1942 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Long Island, Greenport, New York; launched, 2 January 1943; completed, 28 June 1943; commissioned USS YMS-193; reclassified as a motor minesweeper and named Fulmar (AMS 47), 1 September 1947; and reclassified as a coastal minesweeper (Old), MSC(O)-47, 7 February 1955.

Fulmar was struck from the Naval Register, 1 October 1968 and sold. Her ultimate fate is unknown.

References

USS Fulmar (AMS-47) Wikipedia


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