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Courtesy of Tommy Trampp

HMS Clinton (J 286)
ex-AM-328


AM-328 was built for Great Britain

Algerine Class Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 7 April 1942 as AM-328 by Toronto Shipbuilding, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Renamed Redfern Construction Company in August 1943)
  • Launched 5 October 1942
  • Completed 25 August 1943, transferred to Great Britain and named HMS Clinton (J 286)
  • Returned to U.S. custody in January 1947
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration for disposal in November 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 850 t.
  • Length 225'
  • Beam 35' 6"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 16.5 kts.
  • Complement 85
  • Armament: One 4" mount, four 40mm mounts, four 20mm mounts, and eight twin 20mm mounts
  • Propulsion: Two Admiralty boilers, two 6,000shp verticle triple expansion, reciprocating steam engine, two shafts.
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    AM-328 66k Valletta, Malta Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history currently available for AM-328.
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    Association of Minemen
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