From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


(AM-138: dp. 650; 1. 184'6"; b. 33'0"; dr. 9'9"; s. 14.8 k.; cpl. 104; a. 1 3", 4 40mm.; cl. Admirable)

Advocate (AM-138) was laid down on 8 April 1942 at Tam a Fla., by the Tampa Shipbuilding Co., launched on 1 November 1942, sponsored by Mrs. A. K. Brown, and completed on 25 June 1943. She was transferred to the Soviet Navy that same day as T-111. The Soviets have retained her since that time. Advocate was carried on the American Navy list as MSF-138 after 7 February 1955 - until struck from that list on 1 January 1983.