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Crossbill (AMc 9)
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Coastal Minesweeper: Built in 1937 as North Star by the Watchorn Yacht and Boat Works, San Pedro, CA; Acquired by the Navy 31 October 1940; Commissioned USS Crossbill (AMc 9), 22 March 1941; Decommissioned in 1947. Fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 213 t.; Length 81' 6"; Beam 22' 3"; Draft 9' 4"; Speed 9.5 kts.; Complement 17; Armament one .50 cal. machine gun; Propulsion one 260bhp Western APB diesel engine, one shaft.
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