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Rebel (MSF 284)
ex-AM-284



Call sign:
November - Quebec - Golf - Xray


Rebel served the Navies of the United States and Mexico.

Admirable Class Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 10 May 1943 by the General Engineering and Dry Dock Co., Alameda, CA
  • Launched 28 October 1943
  • Commissioned USS Rebel (AM 284), 12 September 1944
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists plan for decommissioning and placing in reserve as December 1945
  • Decommissioned 12 June 1946 at Orange, TX
  • Reclassified as a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hull), MSF-284, 7 February 1955
  • Struck from the Naval Register 1 May 1962
  • Sold in October 1962 to Mexico and renamed ARM DM-14
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 945 t.(fl)
  • Length 184' 6"
  • Beam 33'
  • Draft 9' 9"
  • Speed 14.8 kts.
  • Complement 104
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, one twin 40mm gun mount, six 20mm gun mounts, one depth charge projector (hedgehog), four depth charge projectors (K-guns) and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,710shp Cooper Bessemer GSB-8 diesel engines, National Supply Co. single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Commanding Officers
    01LCDR Edgar Albert Weymouth, Jr., USNR12 September 944 - 20 January 1945
    02LT Franklyn Sylvester Wooster, USNR20 January 1945 - 12 June 1946
    Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler, Ron Reeves and R. A. Moody

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