From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


A common gray goose.

(AM-364: dp. 720; 1. 184'6"; b. 33'; dr. 9'9"; s. 15 k.; a. 1 3"; cl. Admirable)

Graylag (AM-364), a steel-hulled fleet minesweeper, was launched by Willamette Iron & Steel Corp., Astoria, Oreg., 4 December 1943; and commissioned 31 August 1945, Lt. S. M. Janney in command.

After steaming to San Diego 11 October, Graylag got underway 1 November for Pearl Harbor, where she arrived eight days later. The ship picked up passengers and returned to San Diego 29 December. Graylag then steamed by way of the Panama Canal to New Orleans 7 to 26 December 1945, and arrived 27 March 1946 at Orange, Tex., after overhaul. She decommissioned 12 August 1946, was placed in reserve, and remains there through 1967. Graylag's designation was changed to MSF-364 on 7 February 1955. [Transcriber's Note: Graylag was stricken from the Navy List 1 October 1967 and sold for scrap.]