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Breakhorn (AM 353)
Admirable Class Minesweeper:Laid down 18 September 1943 by the Willamette Iron and Steel Corp., Portland, ORLaunched 4 July 1944Construction canceled 1 November 1945Transferred to the Maritime Commission 21 October 1947Sold for scrap 16 December 1947 to Zidell Explorations, Inc., of Portland, OR.
Specifications:Displacement 945 t.Length 184' 6"Beam 33'Draft 9' 9"Propulsion: Two 1,710shp Busch Sulzer 539 diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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