USS Courlan (AMS-44)
|Laid down:||26 June 1941|
|Launched:||13 March 1942|
|Commissioned:||12 August 1942|
|Struck:||1 November 1959|
|Length:||136 ft (41 m)|
|Beam:||24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)|
|Draught:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Armament:||one 3” gun mount, two 20mm machine guns|
The first ship to be named Courlan by the Navy, AMC-44 was constructed at the San Diego Marine Construction Company, San Diego, California.
Courlan served in an "in service" status from 1941 to 1947.
Courlan was reclassified as minesweeper USS Courlan (AMS-44) during September 1947.
She was struck from the Navy list on 1 November 1959.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Photo gallery of Courlan at NavSource Naval History