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Industry (AMc 86)



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Peter - Easy

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 11 May 1941 by the F. L. Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA
  • Launched 6 September 1941
  • Placed in service 19 December 1941
  • Decommissioned in late 1944 to replace sweep gear with sound gear and diving equipment for underwater locator work
  • Recommissioned 15 December 1944
  • Driven ashore 9 October 1945 during Typhoon Louise at Buckner Bay, Okinawa
  • Stripped and decommissioned 22 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 January 1946
  • Hulk destroyed in August 1946.

    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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    Size Image Description Source
    Industry 117k Original photo: c. 1942
    U.S. Navy photo
    Replacement photo: Photo from the 1943/1944 edition of Janes Fighting Ships
    Original photo: Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG H. J. Scullin, USNR1945
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway website
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    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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