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Heroic (AMc 84)



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Mike - Item

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 5 May 1941 by the Warren Boat Yard, Inc., Warren, RI
  • Launched 5 May 1941
  • Commissioned 25 March 1942
  • Decommissioned 18 December 1945 at Portsmouth, VA
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 28 September 1946
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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 Atlas 6 HM-2124 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Alexander M. White, USNR25 March 1942 - August 1942
    02LT Edwin H. Jones, USNRAugust 1942 - June 1943
    03LTJG Gordon L. Garrett, USNRJune 1943 - September 1944
    04LTJG George T. McKinstry, USNRSeptember 1944 - March 1945
    05LTJG Richard F. Sweeney, USNRMarch 1945 - 18 December 1945
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler

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