Ships hit by U-boats


USS Bold (AMc 67)

American Coastal minesweeper


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NameUSS Bold (AMc 67)
Type:Coastal minesweeper (Accentor)
Tonnage185 tons
Completed1942 - Bristol Yacht Building Co, South Bristol MA 
OwnerUnited States Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack10 Aug 1942Nationality:      American
 
FateDamaged by U-98 (Wilhelm Schulze)
Position30° 24'N, 81° 20'W - Grid DB 5697
Complement17 officers and men (0 dead and 17 survivors).
Convoy
Route 
Cargo 
History Completed in May 1942

Post-war:
On 22 July 1948 decommissioned and sold. 
Notes on event

At 09.30 hours on 10 August 1942 USS Bold (AMc 67) was slightly damaged by the detonation of a mine laid the day before by U-98 off the entrance to St. Johns River near Jacksonville, Florida. However, the coastal minesweeper continued to sweep the minefield they had discovered together with USS Avenge (AMc 66) and USS YMS-64 until 14 August.

 

Location of attack on USS Bold (AMc 67).

ship damaged.


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