USS Roller (AMc-52)
|Laid down:||27 December 1940|
|Launched:||14 May 1941|
|In service:||12 August 1941|
|Out of service:||18 April 1946|
|Struck:||1 May 1946|
|Length:||97 ft 1 in (29.59 m)|
|Beam:||22 ft (6.7 m)|
|Draught:||8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)|
|Armament:||two .30 cal (7.62 mm) machine guns|
Roller was laid down 27 December 1940 at the Snow Shipyards, Rockland, Maine; launched 14 May 1941; sponsored by Miss Linda Ann Dean; and placed in service 12 August 1941, Lt. (jg) H. E. Ferrill, USNR, in charge.
World War II service
After fitting at Boston, Massachusetts, and training at Yorktown, Virginia, the wooden hulled coastal minesweeper Roller got underway for duty in the 4th Naval District, headquartered at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 18 September 1941.
Transferred in the spring of 1945, she departed Cape May, New Jersey, 25 April and steamed to Solomons Island, Maryland, where she conducted operations for the Naval Mine Warfare Test Station until placed out of service 18 April 1946.