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USAMP Brig. Gen. Henry L. Abbott (MP-6)


Mine Planter:
  • Laid down in 1942 as USAMP Brig. Gen. Henry L. Abbott (MP-6) for the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps, Mine Planter Service at Marietta Manufacturing Co., Point Pleasant, W.V.
  • Sold in 1951, converted to a cargo ship
  • Sold in 1969, converted to a fishing vessel, renamed F/V Neptune
  • Final Disposition, foundered in 1975
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,300 t.
    Length 185'2"
    Beam 37'
    Draft 12'6"
    Speed 12.5 kts.
    Armament one 40mm gun
    Complement
    Propulsion
    two Combustion Engineering header type boilers
    two 1,200shp Skinner Unaflow reciprocating engines
    two shafts

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