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Reign

 

Royal power or rule.

 

(AM - 288: displacement 650; length 1846; beam 33; draft 99; speed 14.8 knots; complement 104; armament 1 3, 8 40mm.; class Admirable)

 

Reign (AM-288) was laid down 30 October 1943 by the General Engineering & Drydock Co., Alameda, Calif.; launched 29 May 1944; sponsored by Mrs. R. C. Little; and delivered to the Navy 11 October 1946.

 

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.



23 September 2005