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Another Market Time veteran with a short 9 year life with the USN - Japanese made 4 1/2"

 

USS GANNET (MSC-290) Albatross class coastal minesweeper, also assigned to Mine Division 92 at Sasebo, Japan

She served in Southeast Asia from 1961 to 1970 when she was decommissioned and sold in Japan after several RVN tours.

 

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Found my 3rd version of the USS VIREO (MSC-205) patch, also 1960's Japanese made

 

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Updated VIREO set

 

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USS ENGAGE (MSO-433) MINDIV 71

Another Market Time/End Sweep veteran, Aggressive class Ocean Minesweeper In service 1954 to 1991

 

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1960's cut edge Japanese made

 

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Another USS PLEDGE (MSO-492), This one is the cut edge MINDIV 73 version

 

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...and her other items already posted

 

USS PLEDGE (MSO-492) Aggressive class in commission 1956-1994
The 2nd Pledge, her namesake (AM-277) was mined and sunk at Wonsan during the Korean War

 

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USS Prime MSO 466 notice the Mine Div 72 in the Jaws

And the USS Venture MSO 496

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USS Lucid MSO 458 and the USS Endurance MSO 435

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USS Pluck MSO 464 Mine Division 91

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USS Galant MSO 489

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USS Warbler MSC 206 And the USS Kingbird MSC 198

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USS Jacana MSC 193 and the USS Woodpecker MSC 209

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A pretty cool version of the Woodpecker

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Two variations of the USS Esteem MSO 438

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A different USS Lucid and an USS Endurance MSO 435

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Sorry doubled up on the Endurance

USS Energy MSO 436 and the USS Dynamic MSO 432

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USS Detector MSO 429 and the USS Bulwark MSO 425

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USS Medowlark MSC 196

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USS PANDEMUS (ARL-18) Minecraft Tender - Achelous class landing craft repair ship in service 1945 to 1968

 

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Pandemus recommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Florida, on 14 December 1951 with Lieutenant John H. Thomas in command. After fitting out at Merrill Stevens Shipyard at Jacksonville, Florida, she visited Norfolk, Virginia, on 23 January 1952 and arrived at her new home port, the U.S. Naval Minecraft Base at Charleston, South Carolina, on 30 March 1952 and began 16½ years of service supporting minesweeping operations along the United States East Coast from Newport, Rhode Island, to Key West, Florida, and in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.

 

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Aggressive class ocean minesweeper USS LOYALTY (MSO-457) In service 1954 to 1972

 

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Mine Division 71 Market Time deployment

 

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Mine Division 71 - Market Time operations in South Vietnamese waters (South China Sea)

 

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· Decommissioned in May 1946

· While laid up in reserve at San Diego, CA she was reclassified as a Motor Minesweeper, AMS-5 and named Condor 18 February 1947

· Recommissioned for Korean War service in November 1950, Condor deployed to the combat zone in March 1951

· She provided minesweeping and patrol services off Korea and Japan to the end of the conflict in July 1953 and continued her activities in that area during the following years

· Reclassified as a Coastal Minesweeper (Old), MSC(O)-5, 7 February 1955

· Condor was loaned to Japan in March 1955 and renamed Ujishima (MCS 655)

· Returned to the U.S. Navy in 1967

· Struck from the Naval Register 31 March 1967

· Sunk as a target in August 1968.

Condor served the Navies of the United States and Japan

 

 

 

USS CONDOR (AMS-5)

 

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Nice additions, I am not a fan of the USS Condor patch it looks like the recent manufacture coming out of Asia. Just my opinion.

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Nice additions, I am not a fan of the USS Condor patch it looks like the recent manufacture coming out of Asia. Just my opinion.

 

 

Thinking the same thing.I like the ILLUSIVE in #131

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MSO 489 USS GALLANT - Aggressive Class in service 1955 to 1994

 

This is the patch we had when I served in her. 4/62 - 7/63!

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Nice additions, I am not a fan of the USS Condor patch it looks like the recent manufacture coming out of Asia. Just my opinion.

 

A good looking gal in a bikini @ a yard sale. What more can I say, except she was so innocent looking!

 

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Two versions of USS IMPLICIT (MSO-455) with a welcome aboard

 

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Aggressive class USS OBSERVER (MSO-461) In service 1955 to 1977

 

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Japanese cut edge

 

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Market Time USS EXCEL (MSO-439) In service 1955 to 1992

 

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MOMAG NINE - Mobile Mine Assembly Group Nine, Subic Bay, PI

Two different versions. Bearmon has a third larger version on posted in this topic

 

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We have Mine Division 91 and 93 posted

 

MINDIV 92 1952-1957 - MINDIV 71 was renamed Mine Division Ninety Two for five years and then reverted to 71 again in 1957.

 

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MINDIV 81 - Mine Division 81, reorganized in the 1970's it became Mine Division 21, Atlantic Fleet

 

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Mine Division 81 - Japanese made

 

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USS DASH (MSO-428) cut edge very similar to Bearmons' on page 1

 

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