USS Endurance (AMc-77)

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For other ships with the same name, see USS Endurance.
History
United States
Launched: 19 June 1941
In service: 11 October 1941
Out of service: 6 December 1945
Fate: transferred to the Maritime Administration on 7 July 1947 for disposal
General characteristics
Displacement: 219 tons (f.)
Length: 97 ft 6 in (29.72 m)
Beam: 22 ft 3 in (6.78 m)
Draught: 9 ft (2.7 m)
Speed: 10 knots (19 km/h)
Complement: 17
Armament: two 50-cal. machine guns

USS Endurance (AMc-77) was an Accentor-class 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.

World War II service[edit]

Endurance was launched on 19 June 1941 by Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, Florida. Placed in service on 11 October 1941, she served in a noncommissioned status throughout the war in the 10th Naval District.

Post-war decommissioning[edit]

She was placed out of service on 6 December 1945 and transferred to the Maritime Administration on 7 July 1947 for disposal.

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