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Puritan V

(ACM-16: dp. 1,300 (f.); 1. 189'; b. 37'; dr. 12'; s. 12 k.;
cpl. 65; a. 1 20mm.; cl. ACM-II)

Puritan (MMA-16) was originally the Army mineplanter

Col. Alfred A. Maybach. Her transfer to the Navy was ap

proved 7 March 1951. Upon transfer she was placed nut of commission in reserve as ACM-16, assigned to the San Francisco Group, Pacific Reserve Fleet. On 7 February 1955 she was reclassified as MMA-lff (Minelayer, Auxiliary). She was named Puritan effective 1 May 1955. She remained out of commission in reserve berthed at Mare Island until struck from the Navy List in 1959.