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USS Crow was a Bird-Class 2 coastal minesweeper laid down in 1935. It was commissioned on February 4, 1941 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until August 23, 1943 when it sank during training session. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 11 men on board and had the main missions within the 13th Naval District, removing the mines located in the minefields in the water so that other ships could pass safely. On April 8, 1944, the ship was struck from the Naval Register.