Osprey served both the U. S. Navy and the Coast & Geodetic Survey.
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|USS Osprey (Minesweeper No. 29)
|44k||Namesake: Osprey - A large hawk-like bird with a dark brown back and a white breast, found in most countries of the world||Tommy Trampp
Photo added 26 February 2020
|80k||"The Buoy Laying Division in Kirkwall Harbor." From left to right, in center: Osprey, Penguin (Minesweeper #33), and USS Lapwing (Minesweeper # 1) moored together in Kirkwall Harbor, Orkney Islands, during the sweeping of the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919. Note the identification letters on the ships' bows: "A" on Osprey, "PD" on Penguin and "W" on Lapwing.
Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken by Kitress, of USS Swan [Minesweeper No. 34], published in the cruise book "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage, 1919", page 63.
Donation of Chief Storekeeper Charles A. Free.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99474
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|277k||Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage" by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment||Joe Radigan|
|98k||USC&GS Pioneer||Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy|
|146k||8 September 1922
Shortly after her transfer to the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Library of Congress photo LC-F8- 20428
|108k||Seen here as USC&GS Pioneer (left) along with USC&GS Guide, ex-Flamingo (AM 32) (right) at Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska, 1940
|61k||USC&GS Pioneer||Joe Radigan|
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ships Pioneer and Guide
NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; Captain Harry D. Reed, C&GS
|USS Crusader (ARS 2)
|88k||Near the Mare Island Navy Yard on 23 March 1942, shortly after completing conversion to a civilian-operated salvage vessel
Naval History and Heritage Command photos from Shipscribe
|01||LT Murry Wolffe, USN - Awarded the Navy Cross (1920)||7 January 1919 - 17 December 1920|
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