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Prefect

 

A chief official or magistrate.

 

(YN–88: dp. 1,190 (f.); l. 194’6”; b. 34’7”; dr. 11’8”; s. 13 k.; Cpl. 56; a. 1 3”; cl. Ailanthus).

 

Prefect (YN–88) was laid down 1 April 1943 by American car and Foundry Co., Wilmington, Del.; reclassified AN–75 on 17 January 1944; launched 8 March 1944; and completed and delivered to the Navy 3 June 1944.

 

Prefect (AN–75) was transferred under Lend Lease to the United Kingdom 3 June 1944. Upon completion of wartime duty with the United Kingdom, she arrived at Norfolk, Va., 22 October 1945, and was returned to the Navy 28 December 1945. Struck from the Naval Vessel Register 28 March 1946, she was transferred to the Maritime Commission 3 April 1947.