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Courlan (AMc 44)



Call sign:
Nan - Easy - Xray - Oboe

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The first Courlan was laid down 20 January 1941 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 4 April 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Courlan (AMc 44), 1 July 1941
  • Placed out of service in April 1947 and transferred to the War Shipping Administration
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 200 t.
  • Length 92'
  • Beam 21' 8"
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400shp Superior K.N.A. diesel engine, one shaft.
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