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ex-Energy (AMc 78)

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Launched 20 September 1941
  • Commissioned USS Energy (AMc 78), 1 January 1942
  • Decommissioned, placed in service 7 November 1942
  • Reclassified as a Diving Tender, YDT-3 in July 1946 and assigned to Alexandria, VA
  • Sold in 1961 to Marine Acoustical Services Inc. of Miami, FL and renamed H.C. Hayes
  • Sold in 1963 to the Great Lakes Survey Corporation of Sturgeon Bay, WI for use as a research vessel and renamed Telson Queen
  • Sold in 1970 to the Selvick Marine Towing Corporation of Sturgeon Bay
  • Sold in 1972 to Alan M. Kennedy, Jr. of Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Acquired in 1979 by Great Lakes Marine Engineering and Salvage, Inc. of Duluth, MN for use as a yacht and renamed Atlas
  • Out of documentation in 1985
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 219 t.
  • Length 97' 6"
  • Beam 22' 3"
  • Draft 9'
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400shp diesel engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    USS Energy (AMc 78)
    Energy 245k Ron Titus
    Telson Queen
    Energy 111k Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG John Laurence Maloney, USNR - Awarded the Legion of Merit (1943)1 January 1942
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler, Ron Reeves and Joe Radigan

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