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Ideal (AMc 85)

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November - Uniform - November - Hotel

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down, 4 June 1941 by the Warren Boat Yard, Inc., Warren, RI; Launched, 20 September 1941; Placed in service 24 April 1942; Decommissioned, 10 June 1946 at Norfolk, VA; Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 28 December 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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