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C-13538
ex-Heath Hen (AMc 6)



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Queen - Baker

Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Built in 1936 as Noreen by A. D. Storey, Fairhaven, MA
  • Acquired by the Navy 18 October 1940
  • Converted to a Coastal Minesweeper and placed in service as USS Heath Hen (AMc 6), 20 January 1941
  • Reclassified as a Small Boat, C-13538 in June 1944
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission and sold 10 May 1948
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 270 t.
  • Length 94' 4"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Complement 16
  • Propulsion: Diesel, one shaft.
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