USS Dynamic AM 423  

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Dynamic AM 432

Dynamic II

(AM-432: dp. 620; 1. 172'; b. 36'; dr. 10'; s. 10 k.; cpl.
74; a. 1 40 mm.; cl. Agile)

The second Dynamic (AM 432) was launched 17 December 1952 by Colberg Boat Works, Stockton, Calif.; sponsored by Mrs. R. W. Harbey; and commissioned 15 December 1953, Lieutenant Commander J. F. Butler in command. She was reclassified MS0-432 on 7 February 1955.

Assigned to Mine Division 91, Squadron 9, Mine Force Pacific Fleet Dynamic operated out of her home port o Long Beach Calif., that included training with other ships, aircraft, soldiers and Marines and with minesweepers of other navies. She cruised to the Far East in 1957-58 visiting ports in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, and participated in minesweeping exercises with ships of the Chinese Nationalist and Korean navies. She made a similar cruise in the first half of 1960, joined the other fleet units in the "Pacific Festival" at San Francisco in September and received a yard overhaul during the remainder of the year.

 

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