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NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Zebra - Baker - Uncle


Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Built in 1941 as Lynn by the Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, MA for R. O'Brien and Company
  • Delivered 22 October 1941
  • Acquired by the Navy 6 February 1942 and designated as a Coastal Minesweeper, AMc-201
  • Reclassified as a District Patrol Vessel, YP-388 in May 1942 and assigned to Solomons, MD
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in August 1946, sold and renamed Lynn
  • Sunk 28 November 1951 after a collision with the SS Ventura in the approaches to Boston Harbor, MA
  • Raised 5 September 1952 and scrapped.


  • Displacement 170 t.
  • Length 102' 5"
  • Beam 22' 1"
  • Speed 9 kts.
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount and two machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400shp diesel engine, one shaft.
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    AMc-202 399k Cohasset, undergoing conversion at the Marine Basin, Brooklyn, N.Y., 14 February 1942, with coastal patrol yacht Onyx (PYc-5) (ex-Pegasus) astern and Cohassetís sistership, Lynn, at far left in foreground, also undergoing transformation from trawler to patrol vessel (YP-388)
    Bureau of Ships photo BS-32348 from the National Archives
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    Photo added 12 September 2020
    AMc-201 317k The raised trawler Lynn is seen alongside Crane Ship No. 1 (AB-1), ex-Kearsarge (BB 5) at the South Jetty of the South Boston Annex of Boston Naval Shipyard on 5 September 1952
    U.S. Navy photos, Boston NHP Collection, NPS Cat. No. 11628-2 and 11628-3
    Stephen P. Carlson
    Preservation Specialist
    Boston NHP
    Charlestown Navy Yard
    Boston, MA
    AMc-201 209k

    There is no DANFS history currently available for YP-388
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