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Chachalaca (AMc 41)

Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Peter - Victor

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 27 December 1940 by the Bristol Yacht Building Co., South Bristol, ME
  • Launched 11 June 1941
  • Placed in service 11 September 1941
  • Placed out of service 4 January 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in September 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 224 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22' 6"
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 400shp Atlas 6HM 2124 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Chachalaca 72k 21 October 1941 Robert Hurst

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