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USCGC Yamacraw was a Chimo-class minelayer launched on March 15, 1945. It was commissioned the same day with the hull number WARC-333 and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on June 20, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 69 people on board. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred back to the US Navy in 1959 and it served the country for another 6 years. In 1969, the ship was scrapped.