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Assertive (AMc 65)
ex-Avenge



Call sign:
November - Bravo - Sierra - Hotel

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down 5 April 1941 as AMc-65 by the Bristol Yacht Building Co., South Bristol, ME; Named Avenge 17 May 1941; Renamed Assertive 23 May 1941; Launched, 19 November 1941; Placed in service as USS Assertive (AMc 65), 7 March 1942 at the Boston Navy Yard; Placed out of service, 30 November 1945 at Charleston, SC; Struck from the Naval Register, 19 December 1945; Transferred to the Maritime Commission 4 October 1946 and sold. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 195 t.; Length 97' 1"; Beam 22'; Draft 9' 1"; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 17; Armament two .50 cal. and two .30 cal. machine guns; Propulsion one 400bhp Atlas 6HM-2124 diesel engine, one shaft.
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