Allied Warships

USS Measure (AM 263)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 263 
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down5 Jun 1943 
Launched23 Oct 1943 
Commissioned13 May 1944 
End service20 May 1945 

Decommissioned 20 May 1945 and transferred to the Soviet Union the following day being renamed T-273
Purchased by the Soviet Union in the late 1950s
T-273 was decommissioned in 1963.


Commands listed for USS Measure (AM 263)

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1Joseph J. Summerell, USNR13 May 194420 May 1945

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