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USS Harrier (AM-366)

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USS Harrier (AM-366)

Career (USA)
Name: USS Harrier
Builder: Willamette Iron and Steel Works
Laid down: 11 August 1943
Launched: 7 June 1944
Commissioned: 31 August 1945
Decommissioned: 28 March 1946
Struck: 1 December 1959
Fate: Sold 1964
General characteristics
Class & type: Admirable-class minesweeper
Displacement: 650 tons
Length: 184 ft 6 in (56.24 m)
Beam: 33 ft (10 m)
Draft: 9 ft 9 in (2.97 m)
Propulsion: 2 × Busch Sulzer 539 diesel engines, 1,710 shp
Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear
2 shafts
Speed: 14.8 knots (27.4 km/h)
Complement: 104
Armament: 1 × 3"/50 caliber gun DP
1 × twin Bofors 40 mm guns
6 × Oerlikon 20 mm cannon
1 × Hedgehog anti-submarine mortar
4 × Depth charge projectors (K-guns)
2 × Depth charge racks
Service record
Part of: US Pacific Fleet (1945-1946)
Atlantic Reserve Fleet (1946-1959)

USS Harrier (AM-366) was an Admirable-class minesweeper built for the United States Navy. Laid down on 11 August 1943 by the Willamette Iron and Steel Works, Portland, Oregon, launched 7 June 1944, commissioned as USS Harrier (AM-366), 31 October 1945.

Post-World War II West Coast operations

After shakedown and exercises along the Oregon coast, Harrier put into San Diego, California, 5 January 1946.

Decommissioning

She decommissioned, 28 March 1946 at San Diego, California. Struck from the Naval Register, 1 December 1959. Transferred to the Maritime Commission and sold in 1964. Renamed Sea Scope. Fate unknown.

References

This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

External links

  • NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive - Harrier (AM 366)
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