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Governor

The chief executive Of a State or territory.

(AM - 82: dp. 195; 1. 97'1"; b. 22'; dr. 9'; s. 10 k.; cpl. 17; a.2mg.)

Governor a wooden-hulled coastal minesweeper, was, launched by Camden Shipbuilding & Marine Railway Co., Camden, Maine, 26 July 1911; sponsored by Mrs. Richard Lyman, and placed in service 29 January 1942 at Boston Navy Yard, Lt. Alfred F. Page, Jr., in command.

After briefly acting as an escort vessel in Massachusetts Bay, Governor sailed 8 March 1942 for Yorktown, VA., where she conducted shakedown training in conjunction with the Mine Warfare School. She was assigned briefly to the 7th Naval District, and 11 November 1942 attached to the 8th Naval District for her wartime duty. Governor arrived at Naval Section Base, Burrwood, La., 29 December 1942, and remained there conducting minesweeping operations in the area until August 1945. After a brief tour during that month with Mine countermeasures Station, Panama City, Fla., Governor was placed out of service and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 11 April 1947. She was subsequently sold to a private purchaser.

 

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