From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships


A small European bird of the genus Regulus.

Stella Polaris, a yacht acquired by the Navy 27 October 1940, was classified a minesweeper; designated AM-78 on 2 November 1940, and named Goldcrest 14 November 1940. However, she was reclassified a coastal yacht 23 November 1940, redesignated PYc-4, and renamed Agate 19 December 1940.


Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (