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(AM-145: dp. 650; l. 184'6"; b. 33'0"; dr. 9'9"; s. 14.8 k.; cpl. 104; a. 1 3", 4 40mm.; cl. Admirable)



Armada (AM-145) was laid down on 18 October 1942 at Tampa, Fla., by the Tampa Shipbuilding Co.; launched on 7 December 1942; sponsored by Mrs. B. C. Crawford; and completed on 16 September 1943. She was turned over to the USSR on the day of her completion and was commissioned in the Soviet Navy as T-118. The Soviets never returned her to the United States Navy. Armada was carried on the American Navy list, as MSF-145 after 7 February 1955, until 1 January 1983 when her name was struck.

Published: Thu Jun 18 13:58:02 EDT 2015