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Demand (AMc 74)

Call sign:
Nan - Item - How - Victor

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 28 March 1941 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 22 May 1941
  • Placed in service 5 September 1941
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register 5 December 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in November 1947
  • Acquired in 1949 by Flying Fish Fleet, Inc. of Hampton Bays, NY for use as a fishing boat
  • Acquired in 1956 by Boat Demand, Inc. of Methuen, MA
  • Out of documentation in 1961
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 205 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • 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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    Demand 190k c. 1941
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 101673
    Mike Green

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