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Guide (AMc 83)

Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Love - Easy

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The first Guide was laid down 9 May 1941 by the Camden Shipbuilding and Marine Railway Co., Camden, ME
  • Launched 20 September 1941
  • Delivered 27 February 1942
  • Placed in service 17 March 1942
  • Placed out of service 12 June 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 July 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 11 April 1947 and sold
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Guide 127k Photo from Fort Morgan Museum website Joe Radigan

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