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Ostrich (AMc 51)



Call sign:
November - Bravo - Quebec - Tango

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down, 6 February 1941 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, RI; Launched, 29 March 1941; Placed in service 14 July 1941; Placed out of service, 27 December 1945 at Norfolk, VA; Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946; Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 21 March 1947 for disposal. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 200 t.; Length 97' 1"; Beam 22'; Draft 9'; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 17; Armament two .50 cal. machine guns; Propulsion one 400bhp Superior K. N. B. diesel engine, one shaft.


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