From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


To pick, pull, remove.

(AMc-94: dp. 228; 1. 97'1"; b. 22'; dr. 9'; s. 10 k.; cpl. 17; a. 2 .50 cal. mg., 2 .30 ca1. mg.; cl. Acme)

Pluck (AMc-94), a wooden-hulled coastal minesweeper, was laid down 7 June 1941 by the Noank Shipbuilding Co., Noank, Conn., launched 4 April 1942- and placed in service 6 October 1942, Lt. (j.g.) J. C. Butt, USNR, in charge.

Following shakedown and training, Pluck departed Miami, Fla., 19 February 1943, for San Juan, Puerto Rico. She soon operated from the American naval base at Trinidad, British West Indies. She conducted minesweeping operations in the Caribbean to protect Allied shipping.

Pluck decommissioned 12 November 1945. She was struck from the Naval Vessel Register 8 May 1946. Transferred to the Maritime Commission 24 November 1947, she was subsequently sold.