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Rocket (AMc 101)

Call sign:
Nan - Able - King - Item

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • The third Rocket was laid down 6 September 1941 by Anderson and Cristofani, San Francisco, CA
  • Launched 23 February 1942
  • Placed in service 25 March 1942
  • Placed out of service 30 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration (WSA) 30 July 1946
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists transfer to the WSA as July 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • 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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    Rocket 351k Before her launching S. Dale Hargrave

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