From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


A small sheltered creek, inlet, or bay.

Cove (MSI-1) was launched by Bellingham Shipyards Co., Bellingham, Wash., on 8 February 1958, and placed in service on 20 November of that year. Attached to the Pacific Fleet, she continues to perform her inshore minesweeping duties.

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Date: 21 Oct 1998