USS Crossbill (AMS-45)
|Laid down:||23 August 1941|
|Launched:||4 April 1942|
|Completed:||1 August 1942|
|Reclassified:||MSC(O)-45, 7 February 1955|
|Struck:||1 November 1959|
|Class and type:||YMS-1-class minesweeper|
|Length:||136 ft (41 m)|
|Beam:||24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)|
|Draft:||8 ft (2.4 m)|
|Speed:||15 knots (28 km/h)|
Crossbill was laid down as YMS-120 on 23 August 1941 by Harbor Boat Building Co. of Terminal Island, California; launched 4 April 1942; completed on 1 August 1942 and commissioned some time after that.
YMS-120 was renamed and reclassified Crossbill (AMS-45) on 1 September 1947. Crossbill was reclassified as coastal minesweeper MSC(O)-45 on 7 February 1955, and was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 November 1959. Her fate is unknown.
- Radigan, Joseph M. (2005). "Crossbill (MSC[O] 45), ex-AMS-45, ex-YMS-120". NavSource Online. NavSource Naval History. Retrieved 2007-12-29.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Photo gallery of Crossbill at NavSource Naval History