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AMCU-1 Class Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator):

  • Laid down 24 May 1944 by the Darby Products and Steel Plate Corp., Kansas City, KS
  • Launched 23 June 1944
  • Placed in service as LCT(6)-888, 30 June 1944
  • Reclassified as a Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator), AMCU-4, 10 March 1945
  • Reclassified as a Small Boat, C-104714 in January 1946
  • Registered in 1950 to Gifford Dyer Warner of Essex, CT as the freight lighter Bumpy out of Hartford, CT
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 143 t.
    1950 - 262 t.
  • Length 119' 1"
    1950 - 104'
  • Beam 32' 8"
    1950 - 32'
  • Draft 3' 9"
    1950 - 5.5'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 21
    1950 - Four
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: Three 675bhp Gray Marine 6-71 diesel engines, three shafts.
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