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Governor (AMc 82)

Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - King - Uncle

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 4 May 1941 by the Camden Shipbuilding and Marine Railway Co., Camden, ME
  • Launched 26 July 1941
  • Placed in service 29 January 1942 at the Boston Navy Yard
  • Placed out of service 11 April 1947, transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal and sold
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 205 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp Superior K.N.B. diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Governor 199k c. 1941
    Running trials
    National Archives photos 19-N-27383 and 19-N-27378
    Mike Green
    Governor 217k
    Governor 174k c. 1941
    Backing down during trials
    National Archives photo 19-N-27385

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