From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


Any of various large, usually entirely black, oscine birds; specifically the American species, which is gregarious and feeds on grains, and the common European species also called carrion crow.


The first Crow (AMc-20) was in service attached to the 13th Naval District from 4 February 1941 to 23 August 1943 when she was sunk in Puget Sound by accident while acting as target ship for torpedo planes undergoing training.

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Date: 24 Oct 1998