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ex-Canary (AMc 25)

Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down in 1939 as John G. Murley by Morse Shipyards, Thomaston, ME; Acquired by the Navy 24 October 1940; Placed in service as USS Canary (AMc 25), 19 June 1941; Reclassified as a Diving Tender YDT-7 in January 1944; Placed out of service in June 1948 and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 93' 4"; Beam 19' 4"; Draft unknown; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown; Propulsion one 193shp Cooper Bessemer diesel engine, one shaft.

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Canary 110k John G. Murley. U.S. Fishing Vessel, photographed c. 1939-40. Before conversion to USS Canary (AMc 25).
U.S. Navy photo NH 101963
Naval Historical Center

View the Canary (AMc 25)
DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site.
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
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