USS Fulmar (AMS-47)
|Laid down:||31 October 1942|
|Launched:||2 January 1943|
|Commissioned:||1 September 1947|
|Struck:||1 October 1968|
|Fate:||sold, 1 October 1968|
|Length:||136 ft (41 m)|
|Beam:||24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)|
|Draught:||8 ft (2.4 m)|
|Propulsion:||two 1,000 shp General Motors diesel engines, two shafts|
|Armament:||one single 3"/50 gun mount, two 20mm, two dcp|
Fulmar was laid down, 31 October 1942 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Long Island, Greenport, New York; launched, 2 January 1943; completed, 28 June 1943; commissioned USS YMS-193; reclassified as a motor minesweeper and named Fulmar (AMS 47), 1 September 1947; and reclassified as a coastal minesweeper (Old), MSC(O)-47, 7 February 1955.
Fulmar was struck from the Naval Register, 1 October 1968 and sold. Her ultimate fate is unknown.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Photo gallery of Fulmar at NavSource Naval History
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