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Peerless (AMc 93)



Call sign:
Nan - William - King - Tare


Peerless served both the U. S. Navy and Army


Acme Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 14 April 1941 by the Delaware Bay Ship Building Co., Leesburg, NJ
  • Launched 9 August 1941
  • Placed in service 19 February 1942
  • Placed out of service 18 March 1946 and transferred to the War Department
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 March 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 400bhp Enterprise DMG-6 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Peerless 94k Launching Bill Beggs
    Peerless 99k
    Peerless 98k
    Peerless 54k
    Peerless 68k Maurice River Township Heritage Society
    Peerless 146k Bill Beggs

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