From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


A British name retained. [Transcriber's Note: Gozo is one of the three Mediterranean islands that go to make up the Republic of Malta.]

AM-330: dp. 850; 1. 225'; b. 35'6"; dr. 8'6"; s. 16.5 k.; cpl. 85; a. 1 4", 8 20mm.; cl. HMS Algerine)

AM-530 was laid down 5 August 1942 by Toronto Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Toronto, Canada; launched 27 January 1943; transferred to the United Kingdom under lend lease 2 October 1943; and named HMS Gozo. She served as a minesweeper in the Royal Navy during World War II and was returned to the custody of the U.S. Navy 10 December 1946. She was sold to the government of Greece 2 October 1948.