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AMCU-1 Class Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator):

  • Laid down 2 June 1944 by the Darby Products and Steel Plate Corp., Kansas City, KS
  • Launched 4 July 1944
  • Placed in service as LCT(6)-890, 6 July 1944
  • Reclassified as a Coastal Minesweeper (Underwater Locator), AMCU-6, 10 March 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in October 1947
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 143 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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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Naval Minewarfare Association
    Association of Minemen
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