Allied Warships

USS YMS-291 (YMS-291)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byAssociated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered30 Mar 1942 
Laid down29 Jan 1943 
Launched20 Apr 1943 
Commissioned9 Aug 1943 
End service16 Dec 1957 

Decommissioned and placed in service as navel reserve training vessel on 1 November 1946
Named Reedbird and reclassified motor minesweeper AMS-51 on 1 September 1947
Placed out of service in December 1949
Recommissioned on 15 February 1951
Reclassified coastal minesweeper (old), MSC(O)-51 on 7 February 1955
Decommissioned on 16 December 1957 and placed in service as reserve training ship
Placed out of service and stricken on 1 October 1968


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