Allied Warships

USS Phantom (AM 273)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAdmirable 
PennantAM 273 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down1 Feb 1943 
Launched25 Jul 1943 
Commissioned17 May 1944 
End service10 Oct 1946 
History

Decommissioned 10 October 1946 at Subic Bay, Philippines and placed in reserve
Struck from the Naval Register 13 July 1948
Transferred 15 June 1948 to the Nationalist Chinese Navy and renamed Yung Ming
Yung Ming decommissioned in October 1949 and was sold for scrap in July 1951.

 

Commands listed for USS Phantom (AM 273)

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CommanderFromTo
1James Edward Lambert, USNR17 May 194418 Nov 1945
2Lawrence Dana, USNR30 Mar 194530 Mar 1945

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