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Courier (AMc 72)



Call sign:
Nan - Baker - Zebra - Dog

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 31 March 1941 by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, RI
  • Launched 17 May 1941
  • Placed in service 11 October 1941
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in July 1947 and sold
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 190 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: One .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp Superior K.N.B. diesel engine, one shaft.
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