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Valor (AMc 108)

Call sign:
November - Alpha - Sierra - India

Sunk 29 June 1944

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper: Laid down 27 May 1941 by Snow Shipyards, Inc., Rockland, ME; Launched, 8 November 1941; Placed in service as Valor (AMc 108), 24 March 1942; Struck by the Richard W. Suessens (DE 342), 29 June 1944 in Buzzard's Bay, MA and sank; Struck from the Naval Register 14 October 1944; Hull sold in January 1945 to the Newport Shipyard, Inc. of Newport, RI.

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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