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Limpkin (AMc 48)



Call sign:
November - Foxtrot - Alpha - Juliet

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down, 24 February 1941 by the Greenport Basin & Construction Co., Greenport, Long Island, NY; Launched, 5 April 1941; Placed in service as USS Limpkin (AMc 48), 8 August 1941; Placed out of service, 15 April 1946; Struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1946; Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 13 January 1947; Sold in 1947 and renamed Hiawatha; Renamed Blue Waters. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 185 t.; Length 97' 1"; Beam 22'; Draft 9'; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 17; Armament two .50 cal. machine guns; Propulsion one 400bhp Cooper Bessemer G.N.-DR-6 diesel engine, one shaft.


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