EM Reed, 1942

Dec. 30, 2020

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

Endurance: NA

Complement: 24 men (commercial)

Armament: 1 6pdr. 2 20mm/80; 2 short dc tracks

Vessel History:

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.