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ex-Humming Bird (AMc 26)
Nan - Uncle - King - George
Coastal Minesweeper:The first Humming Bird was built in 1936 as Whaling City by the Morse Shipyard, Thomaston, MEAcquired by to the Navy, 30 October 1940Placed in service as USS Humming Bird (AMc 26), 12 June 1941Reclassified as a Small Boat C-13548, 12 June 1944Placed out of service 18 February 1944 at New YorkTransferred to the Maritime Commission and soldAcquired in 1945 by the Fishing Vessel Whaling City, Inc. of New YorkAcquired in 1956 by the Whaling City Fishing Corp. of Fairhaven, MAAcquired in 1963 by the Sea Breeze Fishing Corp. of New Bedford, MA and renamed Sea BreezeAcquired in 1967 by the Wilton Trawler Corp. of Seaford, VAFoundered 11 November 1977 about 10 miles South Southwest of Mount Desert Rock, ME.
Specifications:Displacement 162 t.Length 91'Beam 200'Draft 9'Speed 9 kts.
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||Shown before Naval service in World War II, hauled out for repairs
U.S. Navy photo NH 102584
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||Shown before Naval service in World War II
U.S. Navy photo NH 102585
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