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U.S. Navy. Via NavSource.org
|Tonnage||860 tons standard displacement
|Dimensions||184' by 33'1" by 9'5"
56.08m by 10.08m by 2.87m
|Maximum speed||15.5 knots|
4 40mm Bofors AA guns
2 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
1 depth charge thrower
||2-shaft diesel (900 shp)
The PCE-827s were completed in 1942-45. They were beamy enough for good sea keeping and proved quite valuable as oceanic escorts.
The U.S. built 85 PCE (Patrol Craft Escort) during the war, of which 17 went to Britain for Lend-Lease.
ONI 222 (1945-9-1)
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