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Reaper (AMc 96)
ex-Power (AMc 96)
ex-Prestige (AMc 96)

Call sign:
Nan - Able - Charlie - Able

Accentor Class Coastal Minesweeper:

  • Laid down 1 June 1941 as Prestige by the Noank Shipbuilding Co., Noank, CT
  • Renamed Power 23 May 1941
  • Launched 15 April 1942
  • Placed in service as USS Power (AMc 96), 14 November 1942
  • Renamed Reaper 10 September 1944
  • Placed out of service 15 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 November 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in September 1946 and sold to Harry Joseph Mogck, Cape May Boat Works of Cape May, NJ and renamed Carol-Anne
  • Acquired in 1950 by the United Fisheries Vessels Co. of Gloucester, MA
  • Acquired in 1951 by Fernando Perira of Gloucester
  • Acquired in 1954 by Carol-Jack, Inc. of New York, NY and renamed Carol-Jack
  • Acquired in 1963 by Vessel Four Aces, Inc. of Gloucester
  • Burned 5 September 1963 about 40 miles southwest of the Shelburne Sea Buoy off the coast of Massachusetts.


  • Displacement 228 t.
  • Length 97' 1"
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 9' 1"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp Enterprise DMG-6 diesel engine, one shaft.
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