USS Prime (AM 279)
Minesweeper of the Admirable class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Gulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||2 May 1942|
|Laid down||15 Sep 1943|
|Launched||22 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||12 Sep 1944|
|End service||29 May 1946|
Decommissioned and sold to China 29 May 1946 at Shanghai, China
Commands listed for USS Prime (AM 279)
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|1||Edward Patrick O'Callahan, USNR||12 Sep 1944||25 Apr 1945|
|2||William Edward Sheppard, USNR||25 Apr 1945||29 Jun 1945|
|3||Rudolph Zemker Smith, USNR||29 Jun 1945||27 Dec 1945|
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