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Pluck (AMc 94)

Call sign:
Nan - William - Love - How

Acme Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The first Pluck was laid down 7 June 1941 by the Noank Shipbuilding Co., Noank, CT
  • Launched 4 April 1942
  • Placed in service as USS Pluck (AMc 94), 6 October 1942 under the command of LTJG Justus C. Butt, USNR
  • Placed out of service 24 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 24 November 1947
  • Acquired in 1948 by Pluck Fisheries, Inc. of Reedsville, VA
  • Acquired in 1968 by Carol and Gail, Inc. of Bricktown, NJ and renamed Carol and Gail
  • Foundered 18 October 1971 off Point PLeasant Beach, NJ.


  • 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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