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Affray (AMc 112)

Call sign:
Nan - Able - Xray - Easy

Acme Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Built in 1941 by the Tacoma Boat Building Co., Tacoma, WA
  • Acquired by the Navy in late 1941
  • Placed in service 2 December 1941 under the command of LT Robert I. Thieme, USNR
  • Placed out of service 10 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration 23 March 1946 and sold back to her former owner, Haldor Dahl of Tacoma, WA
  • Acquired in 1947 by Andrew K. Anderson of Kingston, WA for use as a fishing boat and renamed North Queen
  • Acquired in 1950 by Andrew Xitco of Tacoma, WA
  • Acquired in 1963 by North Queen Fishing, Inc. of Dartmouth, MA
  • Acquired in 1972 by Atlantic Queen, Inc. of Port Clyde, ME
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 205 t.
  • Length 89'
  • Beam 24' 4"
  • Draft 10' 9"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 275bhp Atlas 6HM-1558 diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Affray 73k 4 June 1942 Original photo: Gunter Krebs
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst

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