Registry and Rig Information

Name AM-261 (MAINSTAY)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 184.50
Width 33.00
Depth 9.75
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00836

Vessel History

History Rig: MinesweeperCommissioned on April 24, 1944. Decommissioned at Long Beach, CA, on September 21, 1954 and entered Pacific Reserve Fleet at San Diego. Reclassified MSF-261 on February 7, 1955.
Disposition Stricken from Navy List on December 1, 1959. Sold on August 8, 1960, to National Metal and Steel Corp. for scrapping.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MAINSTAY (MSF-261)1955-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
United States Navy1944-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY