YMS-1 Class Auxiliary Motor Minesweeper:
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|USS Curlew (AMS 8)
|77k||c. 1952||Robert Hurst|
|73k||8 October 1952.
Laertes (AR-20) at Sasebo, Japan with nine minesweepers and a harbor tug alongside. Ships nested to starboard of Laertes are (from left): Impeccable (AM-320); Gladiator
(AM-319); Shoveler (AM-382); Defense (AM-317), and Devastator (AM-318). Those nested to port are (from left): Condor (AMS-5); Kite (AMS-22); Curlew; Chatterer (AMS-40), and Wallacut (YTB-420)
National Archives photo 80-G-63229
|Naval Historical Center|
Curlew, Mockingbird (AMS 27), Heron (AMS 18), and Gull (AMS 16) nested at Sasebo, Japan.
Approaching Heron to port.
|134k||Officers of the Heron and Curlew at the South Korean Naval Base at Chinhae, 27 July 1953. The occasion was a courtesy visit by the Heron and the Curlew. The date was significant because it was the date of the signing of the armistice agreement at Panmunjom ending the Korean War. The South Koreans present were not pleased that the conflict was ending without a definitive result.|
|129k||Chinhae, 27 July 1953.|
|116k||U.S. Navy photo from the February 1955 edition of All Hands magazine||Joe Radigan|
|USS Curlew (MSC[O] 8)
Kite (MSC(O) 22), Curlew and Mockingbird (MSC(O) 27), just before parting for Korea and handover to the ROKN.
|Stan Cochran, LTJG Engineer Officer USS Kite (1955-1956)|
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