- USS Observer (AMc-91)
USS "Observer" (AMc-91) was an "Accentor"-class
coastal minesweeperacquired by the U.S. Navyfor the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.
"Observer" was laid down
6 September 1941by F. L. Fulton Co., Antioch, California, launched 15 January 1942sponsored by Mrs. E. Stamm and placed in service 14 April 1942.
World War II service
"Observer" was assigned to the
12th Naval Districtand was homeported at San Francisco, California. She operated out of this port until taken out of service 10 December 1945.
Post-war inactivation and disposal
She was stricken
8 May 1946and transferred to the Maritime Commission 21 August 1947.
List of United States Navy ships
* [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/#Anchor-Editoria-14954 Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]
* [http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/03091.htm NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive - Observer (AMc 91)]
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