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Positive (AMc 95)

Call sign:
Nan - Able - Baker - Easy

Acme Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 7 June 1941 by the Noank Shipbuilding Co., Noank, CT
  • Launched 7 March 1942
  • Placed in service 20 August 1942
  • Placed out of service 12 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 7 November 1946
  • Acquired in 1947 by Euclid Merchandising, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, NJ
  • Acquired in 1949 by Raymond R. Larkey of Jersey City, NJ
  • Acquired in 1951 by Jose Jaqueta of Gloucester, MA
  • Reported lost in 1964.


  • 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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    YMS-237 129k National Archives photo 80-G-40192 Tracy White

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