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AMCU-1 Class Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator):

  • Laid down 29 May 1944 by the Darby Products and Steel Plate Corp., Kansas City, KS
  • Launched 29 June 1944
  • Placed in service as LCT(6)-889, 6 July 1944
  • Reclassified as a Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator), AMCU-5, 10 March 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in October 1947
  • Registered in 1948 to the Humble Oil and Refining Co. of Houston, TX as the freighter Humble CT-1
  • Renamed Homoco CT-1 18 August 1951
  • Renamed back to Humble CT-1, 1 June 1953
  • Registered in 1958 to Andrew J. Rollins of Houma, LA as the tugboat Humble CT-1
  • Registered in 1961 to Eugene M. Nesic of Houma as the tugboat Humble CT-1
  • Registered in 1963 to the Atlantic Steel and Salvage Corp. of Bradenton, FL as the tugboat Humble CT-1
  • Registered in 1972 to Atlantic Marine Industries, Inc. of Tampa, FL as the cable vessel Humble CT-1
  • Registered in 1987 to the Marine Construction Corp. of Miami, FL as Humble CT-1
  • Registered in 1995 to Andre M. Anseeuw of Ceiba, Puerto Rico as the wrecker Humble CT-1
  • Out of documentation in 2006
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 143 t.
    1948 - 177 t.
    1963 - 147 t.
  • Length 119' 1"
  • Beam 32' 8"
  • Draft 3' 9"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 21
  • Armament: None
  • Propulsion: Three 675bhp Gray Marine 6-71 diesel engines, three shafts.
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