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Pintail (AMc 17)
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Coastal Minesweeper: Built in 1937 as Three Star by the Kruse and Banks Shipbuilding Co., North Bend, OR; Acquired by the Maritime Commission and transferred to the Navy, 19 November 1940; Renamed Pintail and classified as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-17, 7 December 1940; Placed in service, 18 February 1941; Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 30 March 1945; Transferred back to the Maritime Commission, 23 July 1945; Sold at auction, (date unknown). Fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 210 t.; Length 84' 9"; Beam 22'; Draft 8' 6"; Speed 9 kts.; Complement 17; Armament one machine gun.
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