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Memorable (AMc 89)



Call sign:
Nan - William - Baker - Sugar

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 31 July 1941 by F. L. Fulton, Antioch, CA
  • Launched 24 December 1941
  • Placed in service 9 March 1942
  • Placed out of service 7 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 17 September 1946 and subsequently sold
  • Fate unknown.

    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 376bhp Hooven-Owens-Rentschler diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Memorable 101k 19 March 1942
    Mare Island, CA
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo 1434-42 from the National Archives, San Francisco
    Tracy White
    Memorable 95k Original photo: U.S. Navy photo
    Replacement photo: 19 March 1942
    Mare Island, CA
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo 1435-42 from the National Archives, San Francisco
    Original photo: Hyperwar U.S. Navy in WWII
    Replacement photo: Tracy White
    Memorable 91k 19 March 1942
    Mare Island, CA
    Navy Yard Mare Island photos 1436-42 and 1438-42 from the National Archives, San Francisco
    Tracy White
    Memorable 171k
    Reliable 266k At Mare Island Navy Yard, 19 March 1942. Reliable (AMc 100) is alongside
    National Archives photo 19-N-28840 and 19-N-28841
    Mike Green
    Reliable 300k

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