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(AMe-99: dp. 228 (f.), 1. 97'0"; b. 22'0"; dr. 9'6", s. 10 k.;
cpl. 17; a. 2 .50 eel. mg.; cl. Aeine)

Radiant (AMe-99) was laid down by Anderson and Cristofani, San Francisco, Calif, 26 June 1941, Launched 27 September 1941; sponsored by Mrs. V. Moyland, and placed in service 11 February 1942, Lt. (jg.) E. A. Loew, USNR, in command.

This wooden-hulled coastal minesweeper, equipped with magnetic, aeoustie, and moored minesweep gear, was originally assigned to the ] 3th Naval District, with a home yard of Puget Sound. She operated off the Pacific Northwest until assigned to the Alaskan Sea Frontier 12 April 1944. Reassigned to the 13th Naval District 5 September 1944, she again served along the U.S. Northwest coast and w-as placed out of service 5 December 1945. Radiant was struck from the Navy list 12 March 1946, transferred to the Maritime Commission, and sold to North Shore Packing Co., Ltd., 7 February 1947.