Friday, January 31, 2014

Back to the Fulton Shipyard

From Shipbuilding history site. //// The Fulton Shipyard in Antioch, California, along with all the APcs, also launched six minelayers from December 19, 1941, to April 14, 1942. They were all 205 tons. //// AMc-86 INDUSTRY, launched 19 Dec 41 Wrecked in a typhoon off Okinawa 1945. Hulk sunk. //// AMc-87 LIBERATOR-- luanched 22 Feb 42. Later reclassified IX-202, sold 1946 //// AMc-88 LOYALTY-- launched17 Jan 42, destroyed 1946 //// AMc-89 MEMORABLE-- launched 9 Mar 42, sold 1948 //// AMc-90 MERIT, launched 28 Mar 42, To Fish & Wildlife Service 1947 //// AMc-91 OBSERVER, launched 14 April 42 Sold 1947. //// The Cavaliere, 1935 was sold to the USN in 1942 as the YP-307 and returned in 1946. The Leslie J. Fulton, 1936, was sold to the USN in 1941 as the Waxbill AMc-15. Returned in 1945. //// Building and Buying Ships. --GreGen

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