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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive
Magpie (AMc 2)
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Pipit Class Coastal Minesweeper:Laid down in 1936 as F/V City of San Pedro by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, CAAcquired by the Navy 18 October 1940Renamed Magpie 29 October 1940Placed in service as USS Magpie (AMc 2), 28 March 1941Placed out of service 6 October 1944Struck from the Navy Register 22 December 1944Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in February 1945 for return to her ownerFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 210 t.Length 85' 4"Beam 23' 4"Speed 10 kts.Armament: Two .30 cal. machine gunsPropulsion: Diesel, one shaft.
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||1 August 1941
||Original photo: Gunter Krebs
Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site
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