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Mockingbird (AMc 28)



Call sign:
Nan - Charlie - Charlie - King

Coastal Minesweeper: Built in 1936 as Rio Douro by the Morse Shipyards, Thomaston, ME; Acquired by the Navy, 30 October 1940; Renamed Mockingbird, 14 November 1940; Commissioned USS Mockingbird (AMc 28), 12 June 1941; Decommissioned 18 February 1944; Struck from the Navy Register 29 July 1944; Transferred to the War Shipping Administration for disposal 23 July 1945. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 205 t.; Length 97' 1"; Beam 20' 9"; Draft 9' 6"; Speed 10 kts.; Complement unknown; Armament six .30 cal. machine guns; Propulsion diesel, one shaft.
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Mockingbird 126k Underway in harbor, prior to her Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102181
Naval Historical Center
Mockingbird 100k In harbor, prior to her Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102182
Naval Historical Center
Mockingbird 133k Hauled out on a marine railway for repairs, prior to her Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102183
Naval Historical Center
Mockingbird 81k Hauled out on a marine railway for repairs, prior to her Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102184
Naval Historical Center
Mockingbird 89k Hauled out on a marine railway for repairs, prior to her Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 102185
Naval Historical Center

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