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USS Prowess (IX 305) drydocked in the Great Lakes area circa the late 1960s.
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Class: PROWESS (IX 305)
Design: Navy AM 185'
Displacement (tons): [est.] 720 light, 975 full
Dimensions (feet): 185' oa, 180' wl x 34' e, 33' wl x 11' max nav
Armament: none
Accommodations: [est.] 98
Speed (kts.): 15
Propulsion (HP): 1,440
Machinery: Geared diesel, 2 screws

Construction:
IXNameReclasBuilderKeelLaunchComm
305PROWESS1 Mar 1966Gulf, Chickasaw15 Sep 194317 Feb 1944COM/SRV

Disposition:
IXNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale
305PROWESS3 Jun 19703 Jun 19703 Jun 1970Trf.MASALE

Class Notes:
On 18 February 1966 effective 1 March 1966 CNO changed the classification of MSF 280 (PROWESS) to IX 305.

Ship Notes:
IXNameMANotes
305PROWESS(ex-MSF 280, ex-AM 280 7 Feb 1955, completed 27 Sep 1944). Trf. to South Vietnam as HAI HOI.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 19 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon