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Liberator (IX 202)



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Queen - Able

ex-AMc-87


Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down, 5 May 1941 by F. L. Fulton Works, Antioch, CA
  • Launched, 6 September 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Liberator (AMc 87), 22 February 1942
  • Reclassified as a Unclassified Miscellaneous Auxiliary, IX-202, 20 December 1944
  • Placed out of service, 3 May 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration, 2 July 1946 for disposal
  • Struck from the Navy list 19 May 1945
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 195 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. and two .30 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Diesel engines, two shafts.
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