Allied Warships

USS Magnet (AM 260)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 260 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down13 Mar 1943 
Launched5 Jun 1943 
Commissioned10 Mar 1944 
End service28 Aug 1945 

Decommissioned 28 August 1945 at Miami, Florida and transferred to the Republic of China the same day being renamed Yung Shun (MSF 46)
Struck from the Naval Register 12 March 1948
Yung Shun decommissioned 1 March 1958.


Commands listed for USS Magnet (AM 260)

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1Lt. Herbert Albert Babione, USNR10 Mar 194428 Aug 1945

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