Registry and Rig Information

Name AM-280 (PROWESS)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 184.50
Width 33.00
Depth 9.75
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00945

Vessel History

History Rig: MinesweeperCommissioned on September 27, 1944. Reclassified MSF-280 on February 7, 1955. Assigned Buffalo, NY, as home port, on September 1, 1955. Reclassified IX-305 on February 18, 1966. Transferred to South Vietnam on June 3, 1970. Passed downbound at Port Colborne on October 21, 1969, on way to coast.

Build Information

Builder Gulf Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Madisonville, LA
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
PROWESS (MSF-280)1955-00-001966-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
PROWESS (IX-305)1966-00-001970-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
United States Army1944-00-001970-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
South Vietnam Navy1970-00-00SOUTH VIETNAM