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Dominant (AMc 76)



Call sign:
Nan - Item - Zebra - Xray

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 9 April 1941 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
  • Launched 6 June 1941
  • Placed in service 29 September 1941
  • Placed out of service in 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in September 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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    Dominant 90k U.S. Navy photo by H. G. Nelson, 36 Granby Street Norfolk, VA Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG H. J. Theriault, USNR29 September 1941 - 1942
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway website
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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