Class: DASH CLASS MINESWEEPER
Displacement: 775 T
Dimensions: Length 172', Beam 35', Draft 12'
Armament: one single 40mm gun mount, two .50 cal machine guns, final configuration
bow gun replaced by one twin 20mm gun mount, two .50 cal machine guns remain
Machinery: Four General Motors diesel engines, replaced by four Waukasha Motors Co. diesels
two shafts, two controllable pitch propellers.
Speed: 14 kts, Range: Complement: 8 officers, 70 enlisted
Laid down July 2, 2951 at Astoria Marine Construction Co., Astoria, Oregon
Launched September 20, 1952 and Commissioned USS Dash (AM-428) August 14, 1953
Reclassified MSO-428 February 7, 1955
Decommissioned October 2, 1982 Stricken (?)
Sold for scrapping January 1984 to Wayne Hobbs, Huntington, CA for $22,229