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USS Condor was a Bird-Class 2 coastal minesweeper launched in 1937. It was commissioned on April 18, 1941 and served in the US Navy for 5 years until January 17, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 17 men on board and had the main missions in Hawaii, removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. It was struck from the Naval Register on February 7, 1946 and delivered to the Maritime Commission in July, the same year.