USCG Yamacraw (WARC-333)

USCGC Yamacraw (WARC-333).

Laid Down as: Maj. Gen. Arthur Murray for the U.S. Army
Acquired by the U.S. Navy: 2 January 1945
Launched: 15 March 1945
Renamed: USS Trapper (ACM-9)
Battle Stars: None indicated
Reclassified: ARC-5, 30 April 1959
Decommissioned: 2 July 1965
Renamed: Yamacraw on 17 April 1959
Fate: Transferred to the Maritime Administration
Struck: 2 July 1965
General characteristics
Class: Chimo class minelayer
Displacement: 1,320 tons
Length: 188'2"
Beam: 37'0"
Draft: 12'6"
Speed: 12.5 k (tl.)
Complement: 69
Armament: 1 40mm

Yamacraw (WARC-333) was originally .

Transfer to the U.S. Coast Guard

USS Trapper was decommissioned and transferred to the United States Coast Guard on 20 June 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 19 July 1946. The former auxiliary minelayer served with the U.S. Coast Guard until early 1959 as Yamacraw (WARC-333).

Return of Ship to the U.S. Navy

She was later returned to the U.S. Navy as the USS Yamacraw (ARC-5), 30 April 1959.


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