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USS Bold (AMc-67)
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Name: USS Bold
Builder: Bristol Yacht Building Co.
Laid down: 27 August 1941
Launched: 2 April 1942
Acquired: 18 May 1942
Commissioned: 27 May 1942
Decommissioned: 27 December 1945
Struck: 21 January 1946
Fate: Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 22 July 1946
General characteristics
Class & type: Accentor-class minesweeper
Displacement: 200 long tons (203 t)
Length: 97 ft 1 in (29.59 m)
Beam: 22 ft (6.7 m)
Draft: 9 ft (2.7 m)
Speed: 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Complement: 19
Armament: 2 × .50 caliber machine guns

USS Bold (AMc-67) was an Accentor-class minesweeper laid down on 27 August 1941 at South Bristol, Maine, by the Bristol Yacht Building Co.; launched on 2 April 1942; sponsored by Miss Ella E. Gamage; delivered to the U.S. Navy on 18 May 1942; fitted out at the Boston Navy Yard; and placed in service there on 27 May 1942.

East Coast assignmentsEdit

Bold sailed for Yorktown, Virginia, on 12 June and arrived there the following day. The coastal minesweeper reported to the Mine Warfare Training School and conducted two weeks of training there before being detached to proceed to the 6th Naval District. She operated locally out of Charleston, South Carolina, for the duration of World War II.

DecommissioningEdit

Bold was placed out of service on 27 December 1945 and berthed in the Wando River. Her name was struck from the Navy list on 21 January 1946. She was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal on 22 July 1946.

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