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YDT-2
ex-Fortitude (AMc 81)


Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down 17 May 1941 as Fortitude (AMc 81) by W. A. Robinson, Ipswich, MA; Reclassified as a Diving Tender, YDT-2, 20 April 1942 and placed in service the same day; Assigned to the 1st Naval District (Boston, MA); Placed out of service in 1947 and struck from the Navy Register. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 219.4 t.; Length 97' 6"; Beam 22' 3"; Draft 9'; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 17; Armamant two .30 cal. machine guns; Propulsion one 400shp diesel engine, one shaft.


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Fortitude 117k . .

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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site.
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Naval Minewarfare Association
Association of Minemen
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