Photo #: 80-G-478497 Korean War Minesweeping USS Mockingbird (AMS-27) explodes an enemy mine in the Chinnampo area, off North Korea's Yellow Sea coast. Original photo is dated 3 March 1953. This photo has also been published with the ship identified as USS Firecrest (AMS-10). See Cagle and Manson: The Sea War in Korea, photo spread between pages 108 & 109. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.