Allied Warships

USS YMS-179 (YMS-179)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byHenry C. Grebe Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down27 Oct 1942 
Launched8 May 1943 
Commissioned31 Jul 1943 
End service18 Nov 1957 

Decommissioned on 6 August 1946
Reclassified Motor Minesweeper AMS-4 on 17 February 1947
Named Cardinal on 18 February 1947
Recommissioned on 22 September 1950
Reclassified Coastal Minesweeper (Old) MSC(O)-4 on 7 February 1955
Decommissioned on 18 November 1957
Stricken on 1 November 1959
Transferred to Brazil being renamed Javari on 15 August 1960
Scrapped in 1970


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