USS DETECTOR (MSO-429) was an Ocean going Mine Sweeper of the USS DASH class. She was built by Astoria Marine Construction Company in Astoria Oregon. Laid down 1 October 1951 Launched on December 5, 1952 and Commissioned USS Detector (AM-429), 26 January 1954; Reclassified (MSO-429), 7 February 1955; Commanded by LT.Commander J.E. Tingle. Sponsored by Mrs. W. Norblad.