USS Partridge III

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Partridge III
(LCIL-1001: dp. 260; 1. 159'; b. 23'8"; dr. 5'8"; s. 14.4 k.;
cpl. 41; a. 2 20mm; cl. LCIL-S51)

The third Partridge was laid down as LCIL-IOOI by Consolidated Steel Corp., Orange, Tex. 18 April 1944; launched 13 May and commissioned 10 June 1944;

After shakedown in the Gulf of Mexico, she operated in that area and along the east coast until she decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Fla. in March 1947.

Reclassified LSIL-IOOI in 1949, she recommissioned in 1950. Based at Norfolk, she served as a training ship for auxiliary minesweeper crews. Seheduled for conversion to a minehunter, she was named Partridge and Reclassified AMCU36 on 7 March 1952. However, her conversion was eaneelled and she was Reclassified and renamed LSIL 1001 in July 1954. Decommissioned in early 1956, she was struck from the Navy List 7 August 1956 and scrapped.