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YDT-5



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - George - Easy

ex-Fearless (AMc 80)


Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The second Fearless was laid down 4 August 1941 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswitch, MA
  • Launched 14 November 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Fearless (AMc 80), 4 February 1942
  • Reclassified as a Diving Tender, YDT-5, 15 February 1943 and assigned to Washington, DC
  • Sunk as a target 1 April 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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