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Loyalty (AMc 88)



Call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Roger - Item

Destroyed 12 January 1946

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 8 May 1941 by F. L. Fulton, Antioch, CA
  • Launched 23 August 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Loyalty (AMc 88), 17 January 1942
  • Converted to an underwater location ship and commissioned USS Loyalty (AMc 88), 15 December 1944
  • Decommissioned 4 December 1945
  • Struck a reef and grounded 16 September 1945 while en route to Unten Ko, Okinawa
  • Struck from the Naval Register 19 December 1945
  • Destroyed 12 January 1946.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 228 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp Atlas 6 HM-2124 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LT Robert H. Grayson, USNR15 December 1944 - 1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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    Naval Minewarfare Association Association of Minemen

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