Registry and Rig Information

Name AM-383 (SURFBIRD)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 221.16
Width 32.16
Depth 10.75
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00852

Vessel History

History Rig: MinesweeperCommissioned on November 25, 1944. Reclassified MSF-383 on February 7, 1955. Converted to degaussing vessel and redesignated ADG-383 on June 15, 1957. Decommissioned on December 18, 1970 and placed in Pacific Reserve Fleet.

Build Information

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


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SURFBIRD (ADG-383)1957-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
SURFBIRD (MSF-383)1955-00-001957-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

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