Allied Warships

USS Project (AM 278)

Minesweeper of the Admirable class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAM 278 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 May 1942 
Laid down1 Jul 1943 
Launched20 Nov 1943 
Commissioned22 Aug 1944 
End service13 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 13 June 1946 at Subic Bay, Philippines
Struck from the Naval Register 16 September 1947
Transferred to the Philippines 24 May 1948 and renamed Samar (M 33) later reclassified a Patrol Corvette (PS-33).


Commands listed for USS Project (AM 278)

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1Lt. Edgar Samuel Downs, Jr., USNR22 Aug 1944Mar 1945
2Erski William McKinley, USNRMar 1945Aug 1945
3William Paul Alexander, USNRAug 1945Dec 1945

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