USS Shelldrake AGS-19

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     Auk Class Minesweeper:  Laid down, 24 June 1941 by General Engineering and Dry Dock Co., Alameda,CA: Launched, 12 February 1942; Commissioned, USS Sheldrake (AM-62), 14 October 1942; Decommissioned, 31 May 1946 at San Diego, CA; Recommissioned, 14 April 1952 and converted to an Oceanographic Survey Ship, AGS-19 at New York; Struck from Naval Register, 30 June 1968; Decommissioned, 1 August 1968 at Pearl Harbor, HI; Sold for scapping, 2 November 1971 to Flynn-Learner of Honolulu, HI.

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