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Conquest (AMc 71)



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Yoke - Item

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 8 May 1941 by the Warren Fish Co., Pensacola, FL
  • Launched 25 August 1941
  • Placed in service 9 March 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 9 August 1946 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 195 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 21' 10"
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp Atlas 6 HM-2124 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Partee Wilson Crouch, Jr., USNWorld War II
    Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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