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USS Brave (IX-78)
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Commissioned: 23 January 1943
Decommissioned: 14 December 1944
In service: 10 December 1942
Fate: transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
General characteristics
Displacement: 110 tons
Length: 98 ft 3 in (29.95 m)
Beam: 23 ft 7 in (7.19 m)
Draught: 10 ft (3.0 m)

USS Brave (IX-78), an unclassified miscellaneous vessel, was one of two ships of the United States Navy named for the quality of bravery. IX-78 served simultaneously with YP-425.

IX-78 was acquired by the Navy 10 August 1942 as A. Maitland Adams. She was placed in service 10 December 1942 and ordered to Key West, Florida, where she served as a training vessel for the Fleet Sound School throughout her career. She was placed in commission on 23 January 1943. The vessel was placed out of commission on 14 December 1944 at the Naval Operating Base, Key West.

Brave was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 19 September 1946.


This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

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