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Precept

 

A command or order.

 

(YN–79: dp. 1,190 (f.); l. 194’6”; b. 34’7”; dr. 11’8”; s. 13 k.; Cpl. 56; a. 1 3”; cl. Ailanthus)

 

Precept (YN–79) was laid down 5 August 1943 by Barbour Boat Works, New Bern, N.C.; reclassified AN–73 on 17 January 1944; launched 11 April 1944; completed 13 October and delivered to the Navy 14 October 1944.

 

Precept (AN–73) was transferred under Lend Lease to the United Kingdom 14 October 1944. Upon completion of wartime duty with the United Kingdom, she arrived at Norfolk, Va., 22 October 1945, and was returned to the Navy 4 January 1946. Struck from the Naval Vessel Register 28 March 1946 she was transferred 21 March 1947 to the Maritime Commission and sold.