USS Courlan (AMc-44)

For other ships of the same name, see USS Courlan.
Career (US)
Laid down: date unknown
Launched: date unknown
In service: 1941
Out of service: 1947
Struck: date unknown
Fate: fate unknown
General characteristics
Displacement: 205 tons
Length: 97 ft 5 in (29.69 m)
Beam: 22 ft 5 in (6.83 m)
Draught: 8 ft 11 in (2.72 m)
Speed: 10.0 knots
Complement: 17
Armament: two .50 cal. machine guns

USS Courlan (AMc-44) was an Accentor-class coastal minesweeper acquired by the U.S. Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.

The first ship to be named Courlan by the Navy, AMC-44 served in an "in service" status from 1941 to 1947.

References

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External links

  • NavSource Online: Mine Warfare Vessel Photo Archive - Courlan (AMc 44)
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