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Dipper- AM-367

Dipper

Any of several diving birds, including the dabchicks, the bufflehead, and the water ouzels.

(AM-357: dp. 530, 1. 184'6"; b. 33'; dr. 9'9"; s. 14 k.;
cpl. 104; a. 1 3"; cl. Admirable)

Dipper (AM-367) was launched 26 July 1944 by Willamette Iron and Steel Corp., Portland, Oreg., sponsored by Miss A. L. Gaffney; and commissioned 26 December 1946' Lieutenant (junior grade) H. S. Pomeroy, USNR, m command.

Dipper sailed from Portland 11 January 1946 to join the 19th Fleet (Reserve) at San Diego 4 days later. She provided various services for this group until placed out of commission in reserve 16 January 1947. She was reclassified MSF-357, 7 February 1966. Dipper was disposed of on 6 January 1961.