From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Fierce (AM-97) was redesignated PC-1600 (q.v.) on 1 June 1944.
[Transcriber's Note: For some reason no record of Fierce's service as a minesweeper is given in DANFS Vol. II. The following brief details are taken from Vol. V, Appendix 2:
Built at Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, Tenn.
Keel laid 10/18/41; Launched 3/5/42, Commissioned 10/12/42.]