From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


A common crow-like bird, easy to tame, that is noted for pilfering small articles.

YMS-373, commissioned 29 April 1944 was reclassified AMS-21 and given the name Jackdaw 17 February 1947. [Transcriber's Note: Jackdaw was struck from the Navy List 1 January 1960 and transferred to Mexico as Jurua January 1963.]