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Memorable

 

Worth remembering; notable.

 

(AMc‑89: dp. 195; l. 97'1"; b. 22'; dr. 9'1"; s. 10 k.; cpl. 7 17; a. 2.50 cal. mg.; cl. Accentor)

 

Memorable (AMc‑89) was laid down by F. L. Fulton, Antioch, Calif., 31 July 1941; launched 24 December 1941; sponsored by Mrs. Mary Shor; and placed in service 9 March 1942.

 

After training at Local Defense School, Treasure Island, Memorable departed San Francisco, 24 March 1942, for her home port of San Pedro. Assigned to the western sea frontier, she operated as a unit of the San Pedro Section, Naval Local Defense Forces, 11th Naval District. Throughout World War II she ensured the safe passage of shipping in and out of Los Angeles Harbor. At the end of the war she was placed out of service 7 December 1945. Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946, she was delivered to WSA 17 September 1946 and was subsequently sold.