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Sentinel (AM 113)

Sunk 10 July 1943

Auk Class Minesweeper: Laid down 28 November 1941 by the American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH; Launched, 23 May 1942; Commissioned 3 November 1942; Bombed by German aircraft, 10 July 1943 and sank at Licata, Sicily; Struck from the Naval Register, 19 August 1943.

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 3,532shp General Motors
12-278 diesel electric engines, Farrel- Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.


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