Allied Warships

USS Pirate (AM 275)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAdmirable 
PennantAM 275 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down1 Jul 1943 
Launched16 Dec 1943 
Commissioned16 Jun 1944 
Lost12 Oct 1950 
History

Decommissioned 6 November 1946 at Bremerton, Washington
Assigned to ServPac in December 1947 in Japanese waters in caretaker status, out of service, in reserve
Recommissioned 14 August 1950 at Yokosuka Japan
Sunk by mine 12 October 1950 off Pusan, Korea.

 

Commands listed for USS Pirate (AM 275)

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1Gilbert Louis Leindecker, USNR16 Jun 194411 Oct 1945

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