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YDT-4
ex-Exultant (AMc 79)


Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 29 April 1941 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Launched 27 September 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Exultant (AMc 79), 14 January 1942
  • Reclassified as a Diving Tender, YDT-4, 15 February 1943 and assigned to the 1st Naval District (Boston, MA)
  • Placed out of service in 1962
  • Sunk as a target 1 January 1973.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 219.4 t.
  • Length 97' 6"
  • Beam 22' 3"
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400shp diesel engine, one shaft.
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