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Security (AMc 103)



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Mike - Yoke

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 29 April 1941 by H. G. Marr, Damariscotta, ME
  • Launched 27 September 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Security (AMc 103),11 March 1942
  • Placed out of service 16 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 13 August 1946 and sold to Mr. Philip Filetto of Gloucester, MA
  • Sold in 1948 to the Eastern Maine Towing Co., Inc. of Belfast, ME and converted to a tug
  • Renamed Evelyn M. Holmes in 1966
  • Abandoned in May/June 1974.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 303 t.
  • Length 98' 5"
  • Beam 23' 6"
  • Draft 10' 8"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 450bhp Fairbanks Morse 35F14 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Security 103k Tugboat Security Jeff Jennings

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