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Merit (AMc 90)



Call sign:
Nan - William - Dog - Tare


Merit served both the U. S. Navy and the Fish and Wildlife Service


Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 15 August 1941 by F. L. Fulton, Antioch, CA
  • Launched 4 January 1942
  • Placed in service 28 March 1942
  • Placed out of service 10 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Fish and Wildlife Service in December 1946
  • 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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