Allied Warships

USS YMS-479 (YMS-479)

Minesweeper of the YMS class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byMojean and Ericson Shipbuilding Corp. (Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1942 
Laid down28 Apr 1943 
Launched30 Sep 1943 
Commissioned20 Jul 1944 
End service30 Jun 1958 

Decommissioned on 6 August 1946
Named Waxbill and reclassified motor minesweeper AMS-39 on 18 February 1947
Placed in service as naval reserve training vessel on 19 January 1950
Recommissioned on 25 September 1950
Reclassified coastal minesweeper (underwater locator) AMCU-50 on 1 February 1955
Reclassified coastal minehunter MHC-50 on 7 February 1955
Decommissioned on 30 June 1958
Stricken on 1 November 1959

Former namePCS-1456

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