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Brambling (AMc 39)



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Able - Mike

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 4 February 1941 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Launched 7 August 1941
  • Commissioned 15 October 1941
  • Decommissioned and placed in service 16 May 1942
  • Placed out of service 12 February 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 27 October 1947 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 205 t.
  • Length 97' 6"
  • Beam 22' 6"
  • Draft 8' 11"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 400shp Cooper Bessemer G. N.-8-STB diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS John Edwin Johansen, USNR15 October 1941
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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