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Career (US)
Laid down: 28 May 1941
Launched: 6 September 1941
In service: 24 January 1942
Out of service: 3 July 1946
Struck: 31 July 1946
Fate: turned over to the Maritime Commission 19 December 1946
General characteristics
Displacement: 195 tons
Length: 97 ft 1 in (29.59 m)
Beam: 22 ft (6.7 m)
Draught: 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
Speed: 10 knots
Complement: 17
Armament: two .50 cal. machine guns, four .30 cal. machine guns

USS Progress (AMc-98) was an Accentor-class coastal minesweeper acquired by the U.S. Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.

Progress was laid down 28 May 1941 by Anderson and Cristofani, San Francisco, California, hunched 6 September 1941; sponsored by Miss Marilyn Lewis, and placed in service at Mare Island Navy Yard 24 January 1942.

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World War II service

Progress was immediately assigned to the 14th Naval District and reported for duty 11 March 1942 at Pearl Harbor. She patrolled Hawaiian waters throughout World War II. Progress decommissioned at Pearl Harbor 3 July 1946 was struck from the Naval Vessel Register 31 July 1946; and was turned over to the Maritime Commission 19 December 1946.

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This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

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