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Portent (AM 106)

Sunk 22 January 1944

Auk Class Minesweeper: Laid down, 15 November 1941 by the Pennsylvania Shipyards Inc., Beaumont, TX; Launched, 16 August 1942; Commissioned 3 April 1943; Struck a mine near Anzio, Italy and sank, 22 January 1944; Struck from the Naval Register, 6 March 1944.

Specifications: Displacement 890 t.; Length 221' 2"; Beam 32'; Draft 10' 9"; Speed 18.1 kts.; Complement 105; Armament, one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two single 40mm gun mounts, two single 20mm gun mounts, two depth charge tracks, five depth charge projectiles; Propulsion two 3,118shp Busch Sulzer 539 diesel electric engines, Westinghouse reduction gear, two shafts.


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