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Trident (AMc 107)



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Roger - Sugar

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 25 April 1941 by the Snow Shipyards, Inc., Rockland, ME
  • Launched 8 October 1941
  • Placed in service as USS Trident (AMc 107), 18 February 1942 at Boston, MA under the command of ENS Edmond J. Massello, USNR
  • Placed out of service 16 November 1945 at Charleston, SC
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred the Maritime Commission 22 October 1946
  • Sold in 1947 to Benjamin Feldman dba Rosalie F. Fishing Co. of New York City, renamed Leah-F and operated out of New Bedford, MA
  • Foundered 4 June 1949 approximately 20 miles southwest of Gloucester, MA.

    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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