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Bold (AMc 67)

Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Uncle - Item


Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The first Bold was laid down 27 August 1941 as Chief by the Bristol Yacht Building Co., South Bristol, ME
  • Renamed Bold 23 May 1941
  • Launched 2 April 1942
  • Delivered 18 May 1942
  • Placed in service as USS Bold (AMc 67), 27 May 1942 at the Boston Navy Yard
  • Damaged by a mine 10 August 1942 off Jacksonville, FL that was laid by the German submarine U-98 on 9 August 1942
  • Placed out of service 27 December 1945 and berthed in the Wando River's Charleston Group of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet
  • Struck from the Naval Register 21 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 22 July 1946
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 195 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp Atlas 6HM-2124 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Bold 243k Original photo: 22 May 1942
    Replacement photo: U.S. Navy photo NH 89222
    Original photo: Robert Hurst
    Replacement photo: Naval History and Heritage Command

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