USS Grouse (AMc-12)
|Builder:||Martinac Shipbuilding Co., Tacoma, Washington|
|Launched:||1938, as New Bol|
|Commissioned:||20 June 1941|
|Decommissioned:||26 August 1944|
|Struck:||23 September 1944|
|Fate:||Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 5 February 1945|
|Displacement:||200 long tons (203 t)|
|Length:||80 ft (24 m)|
|Beam:||25 ft (7.6 m)|
|Speed:||11 knots (20 km/h; 13 mph)|
USS Grouse (AMc-12) was a coastal minesweeper of the United States Navy. The ship, formerly the New Bol, was launched in 1938 by Martinac Shipbuilding Co., Tacoma, Washington; acquired by the Navy in 1940; and commissioned on 20 June 1941 at San Diego, California, Lt. (j.g.) Theodore L. Bergen in command. After shakedown off San Diego, California, Grouse performed patrol and minesweeping duties in the 11th Naval District. Grouse was decommissioned on 26 August 1944. Struck from the Navy List on 23 September 1944, she was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal on 5 February 1945.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Photo gallery of USS Grouse (AMc 12) at NavSource Naval History