Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Naval History Division • Washington

USS Egret I (AMc-24/IX-181)

A bird of the heron family known for the beauty of its plumage.

The first Egret (AMC 24) was placed in service 10 June 1941 and during World War II served in the 4th Naval District and in the Potomac River Naval Command. She was reclassified IX-181, 17 July 1944 and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 17 June 1946.

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