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Radiant (AMc 99)

Call sign: November - Alpha - Foxtrot - Hotel

Acme Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down, 26 June 1941 by Anderson and Cristofani, San Francisco, CA; Launched, 27 September 1941; Placed in service, 11 February 1942; Placed out of service, 5 December 1945; Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946; Transferred the Maritime Commission, 7 February 1947 and sold to the North Shore Packing Co., Ltd. of Kensington, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 228 t.; Length 97' 1"; Beam 22'; Draft 9' 1"; Speed 10 kts.; Complement 17; Armament two .50 cal. machine gun; Propulsion one 400bhp Enterprise DMG-6 diesel engine, one shaft.

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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships History: Radiant (AMc-99) was laid down by Anderson and Cristofani, San Francisco, Calif., 26 June 1941; launched 27 September 1941; sponsored by Mrs. V. Moyland; and placed in service 11 February 1942, Lt. (jg.) E. A. Loew, USNR, in command.

This wooden-hulled coastal minesweeper, equipped with magnetic, acoustic, and moored minesweep gear, was originally assigned to the 13th Naval District, with a home yard of Puget Sound. She operated off the Pacific Northwest until assigned to the Alaskan Sea Frontier 12 April 1944. Reassigned to the 13th Naval District 5 September 1944, she again served along the U.S. Northwest coast and was placed out of service 5 December 1945. Radiant was struck from the Navy list 12 March 1946, transferred to the Maritime Commission, and sold to North Shore Packing Co., Ltd., 7 February 1947.

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