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Plover (AMc 3)

Call sign:
Nan - Item - Queen - King

Pipit Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down in 1936 as F/V Sea Rover by the Harbor Boat Building Co., Terminal Island, Long Beach, CA; Acquired by the Navy, 16 October 1940; Placed in service as USS Plover (AMc 3), 25 June 1941; Placed out of service, 17 September 1944; Struck from the Navy Register 14 October 1944; Transferred to the Maritime Commission for return to her owner, 5 February 1945. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 197 t.; Length 85' 6"; Beam 22' 6"; Draft 9' 5"; Speed 10 kts; Complement 17; Armament two .30 cal. machine guns; Propulsion diesel, one shaft.
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Plover 62k 21 October 1941 Original photo: Gunter Krebs
Replacement photo: Robert Hurst

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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen

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