Allied Warships

USS PCE-842 (PCE-842)

Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPatrol Craft Escort 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 May 1942 
Laid down12 Jun 1943 
Launched14 Nov 1943 
Commissioned29 Jan 1944 
End service7 Nov 1947 

Decommissioned on 7 November 1947
Stricken on 1 June 196
Transferred to South Korea on 18 December 1961 being renamed Tang Po
Tang Po was sunk on 19 January 1967 by a North Korean shore battery


Commands listed for USS PCE-842 (PCE-842)

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1Lt. G. C. Homans, USNR29 Jan 194422 Aug 1944
2Lt. W. W. Smyth, USNR22 Aug 1944

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