EM Reed, WYP-322 (ex-E. Warren Reed)
Builder: Built at Pocomoke City, Maryland
Commissioned: 1899 (commercial), 11 December 1942 Coast Guard
Decommissioned: 8 March 1943 and returned to the owners on 15 March 1943
Length: 122' 2"
Navigation Draft: 9' 7"
Beam: 19' 8"
Displacement: 325 tons full load
Propulsion: diesel, single screw
Shaft Power: 200 BHP
Maximum Speed: 11 knots
Economical Speed: NA
Fuel Capacity: NA
Water Capacity: NA
Complement: 24 men (commercial)
Armament: 1 6pdr. 2 20mm/80; 2 short dc tracks
The EM Reed was a former coastal freighter. The cost to acquire her was $15,000 and to convert her for war purposes was $76,000
The EM Reed performed patrol duty on the CARIBSEAFRON and was based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.