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USS Grouse (AMc-12)

"AMC-12" redirects here. See also American Mathematics Contest.
For other ships of the same name, see USS Grouse.
Name: USS Grouse
Builder: Martinac Shipbuilding Co., Tacoma, Washington
Launched: 1938, as New Bol
Acquired: 1940
Commissioned: 20 June 1941
Decommissioned: 26 August 1944
Struck: 23 September 1944
Fate: Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 5 February 1945
General characteristics
Type: Coastal minesweeper
Displacement: 200 long tons (203 t)
Length: 80 ft (24 m)
Beam: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Speed: 11 knots (20 km/h; 13 mph)

USS Grouse (AMc-12) was a coastal minesweeper of the United States Navy. The ship, formerly the New Bol, was launched in 1938 by Martinac Shipbuilding Co., Tacoma, Washington; acquired by the Navy in 1940; and commissioned on 20 June 1941 at San Diego, California, Lt. (j.g.) Theodore L. Bergen in command. After shakedown off San Diego, California, Grouse performed patrol and minesweeping duties in the 11th Naval District. Grouse was decommissioned on 26 August 1944. Struck from the Navy List on 23 September 1944, she was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal on 5 February 1945.


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External links

  • Photo gallery of USS Grouse (AMc 12) at NavSource Naval History
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