Allied Warships

USS Elusive (AM 225)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 225 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Aug 1943 
Laid down29 Dec 1943 
Launched10 Jun 1944 
Commissioned19 Feb 1945 
End service29 May 1946 

Decommissioned 29 May 1946 at Shanghai, China and turned over to the Chinese Maritime Commission through the State Department
Renamed Yung Kang (AM 54)
Yung Kang was decommissioned 6 January 1962.


Commands listed for USS Elusive (AM 225)

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1Lt.Cdr. Emery Nudd Cleaves, USNR19 Feb 194512 Nov 1945

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