Naval History and Heritage Command

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Jackdaw

A common crow-like bird, easy to tame, that is noted for pilfering small articles.

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YM8-31S, commissioned 29 April 1944 (q.v.), was re-classified AMS-21 and given the name Jackdaw 17 February 1947.

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Jackdaw (AM-368), an Admirable-class minesweeper, was under construction by Puget Sound & Dredging Co., Seattle, Wash., but was cancelled 6 June 1944.

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Jackdaw (AM-402), an Admirable-class minesweeper, was under construction at Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, Mich., but was cancelled 12 August 1945.

Published: Fri Jul 24 07:37:08 EDT 2015