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Summit (IX-232)
ex-Summit (AMc 106)

Call sign:
Nan - Able - Oboe - Tare

Acme Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 24 March 1941 by the Snow Shipyards Co., Rockland, ME
  • Launched 20 September 1941
  • Commissioned USS Summit (AMc 106), 29 January 1942 under the command of LCDR George L. Hoffman, USNR
  • Reclassified as an Unclassified Miscellaneous Auxiliary, IX-232, 10 August 1945
  • Decommissioned 28 May 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 29 October 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in March 1947
  • Acquired in 1947 by Walter J. Godfrey of Brownsville, TX for use as a fishing boat and renamed Gayle
  • Acquired in 1948 by Shelley Mouledous of Abbeville, LA
  • Acquired in 1957 by William N. Keith of New Orleans, LA
  • Foundered 6 January 1958 off the coast of Louisiana.


  • Displacement 303 t.
  • Length 98' 5"
  • Beam 23' 6"
  • Draft 10' 8"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 450bhp Fairbanks Morse 35F14 diesel engine, one shaft.
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