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USS Reign (AM-288)
Career (USA)
Name: USS Reign (AM-288)
Builder: General Engineering & Dry Dock Company, Alameda, California
Laid down: 30 October 1943
Launched: 29 May 1944
Acquired: 11 October 1946
Reclassified: MSF-288, 7 February 1955
Struck: 1 November 1959
Fate: Unknown
General characteristics
Class & type: Admirable-class minesweeper
Displacement: 650 tons
Length: 184 ft 6 in (56.24 m)
Beam: 33 ft (10 m)
Draft: 9 ft 9 in (2.97 m)
Propulsion: 2 × ALCO 539 diesel engines, 1,710 shp (1.3 MW)
Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear
2 shafts
Speed: 14.8 knots (27.4 km/h)
Complement: 104
Armament: 1 × 3"/50 caliber gun DP
2 × twin Bofors 40 mm guns
1 × Hedgehog anti-submarine mortar
2 × Depth charge tracks
Service record
Part of: Pacific Reserve Fleet (1944-1959)

Reign (AM-288) was an Admirable-class minesweeper built for the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was built at the General Engineering & Dry Dock Company, of Alameda, California and completed in 1946, but she was never commissioned. Reign remained in the Pacific Reserve Fleet until struck from the Navy list 1 November 1959. During that time, however, she was redesignated MSF-288 on 7 February 1955.

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