Measure was laid down by American Shipbuilding Co., Lorain, Ohio, 5 June 1943; launched 23 October 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Richard W. Mills, Jr.; and commissioned 3 May 1944, Lt. Joseph J. Summerell, Jr., USNR., in command.
After shakedown in the St. Lawrence River, Measure departed Cleveland, Ohio, 21 May for Boston, Massachusetts, with a stop at Halifax, Nova Scotia, arriving 2 June. On 16 June she continued on to Little Creek, Virginia, arriving the 18th. Assigned to Mine Squadron 13, she spent most of the next month in minesweeping exercises in the Chesapeake Bay, then reported to Service Squadron 5 on 23 July for towing duty.
On 31 July Measure began operations as training and school ship out of Little Creek which continued into mid-December. On 26 December she moved to Norfolk and 3 January 1945 got underway for the U.S. West Coast, via Miami, Florida, and the Panama Canal, arriving San Diego, California, 28 February.
After the German surrender on 8 May, Measure was leased to Russia 21 May as T-275 for service with the Russian Navy. Purchased outright by the Soviets in the late 1950s, T-275 participated in landings at Seising, Korea, 15 August 1945; was awarded the Krasnoe Znamya order, (Order of the Red Banner) 14 September 1945; was decommissioned 23 October 1947 and was converted to a Whaler and named Buran (Blizzard); She was scrapped in 1960.