USS Bold (AMc 67)
American Coastal minesweeper
|Name||USS Bold (AMc 67)|
|Type:||Coastal minesweeper (Accentor)|
|Completed||1942 - Bristol Yacht Building Co, South Bristol MA|
|Owner||United States Navy|
|Date of attack||10 Aug 1942||Nationality: American|
|Fate||Damaged by U-98 (Wilhelm Schulze)|
|Position||30° 24'N, 81° 20'W - Grid DB 5697|
|Complement||17 officers and men (0 dead and 17 survivors).|
|History||Completed in May 1942 |
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.
If you can help us with any additional information on this vessel then please contact us.