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Fulmar (AMc 46)



Call sign:
Nan - Item - Love - Zebra

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 21 December 1940 by the Greenport Basin and Construction Co., Greenport, Long Island, NY
  • Launched 25 February 1941
  • Commissioned USS Fulmar (AMc 46), 25 June 1941
  • Decommissioned 4 January 1946 at Charleston, SC
  • Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 16 September 1946
  • Acquired in 1948 by Frank P. Tower of Morgan City, LA for use as a fishing boat and renamed Grace & George
  • Acquired in 1949 by Louisiana Bunkers, Inc. of Patterson, LA
  • Burned 9 JUly 1954 at the John Santos Carinhas wharf on the Calcasies River at Cameron, LA.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 185 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 500shp General Motors 8-268A diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Allen Russell, USNR25 June 1941 - April 1942
    02LT Charles W. Logan, USNRApril 1942 - September 1943
    03LT Gustave J. Blasi, USNRSeptember 1943 - March 1944
    04LT Frederick B. Gugle, USNRMarch 1944 - February 1945
    05LT Jack L. Benson, USNRFebruary 1945 - June 1945
    06LT William G. Crawford, USNRJune 1945 - 4 January 1946
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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