- USS Alchemy (AM-141)
USS "Alchemy" (AM-141) was an built for the
U.S. Navyduring World War II. She was built to clear minefields in offshore waters, and was given to the Sovietsunder the lend-leaseprogram.
She was laid down on
8 June 1942at Tampa, Florida, by the Tampa ShipbuildingCo.; sponsored by Mrs. W. E. Edgarton; and completed on 11 August 1943.
Transfer to the Soviet Union
On the same day that she was completed, "Alchemy" was turned over to the
Soviet Navyunder the terms of the lend-lease program. She served the Soviets as "T-114", until she was torpedoed and sunk 13 August 1944in the Kara Seaby the German submarine"U-365".
"Alchemy" was carried on the American Navy List as MSF-141 after
7 February 1955, until struck on 1 January 1983.
List of United States Navy ships
* [http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/#Anchor-Editoria-14954 Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]
* [http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/02141.htm NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive - Alchemy (MSF 141) - ex-AM-141 - ex-AMc-118]
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