Allied Warships

USS PCE-896 (PCE-896)

Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPatrol Craft Escort 
Built byWillamette Iron and Steel Corp. (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 May 1942 
Laid down2 Dec 1942 
Launched22 May 1943 
Commissioned27 Nov 1944 
End service28 May 1964 

Decommissioned on 28 May 1964
Transferred to the United States Coast Guard on 29 July 1964
Transferred to South Korea on 1 November 1974
Stricken on 15 November 1974


Commands listed for USS PCE-896 (PCE-896)

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1S. Whitcomb, USNR27 Nov 1944mid/late45

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