Allied Warships

USS Discoverer (ARS 3)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantARS 3 
ModSalvage vessel 
Built byTodd Shipyard Corp. (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Jun 1918 
Launched28 Sep 1918 
Commissioned31 Jan 1919 
End service 

Completed as minesweeper
Transferred to the Coast and Geodetic Survey on 7 April 1922 being renamed Discoverer
Returned to the USN on 26 August 1941 being renamed and reclassified as rescue and salvage ship Discoverer (ARS-3) and placed in-service with a civilian crew
Withdrawn from service at an unknown date
Stricken on 28 January 1947
Sold to Venezuela being renamed Felipe Larrazabel (R-11)
Decommissioned by Venezuela in 1962

Former nameUSS Auk (AM 38)

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