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Cotinga (AMc 43)



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - King - Peter

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The first Cotinga was laid down 19 January 1941 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 25 March 1941
  • Commissioned 14 June 1941
  • Decommissioned 13 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 21 August 1947 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 200 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 21' 8"
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 400shp Superior K.N.A. diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Cotinga 58k
    Namesake:

    Cotinga - A passerine bird of South and Central America

    Tommy Trampp

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