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Call sign (1924):
Nan - Easy - Jig - Jig

ex-Eagle No. 6

Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - King - Vice

Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 3 June 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MI
  • Launched 16 October 1918
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 6, 21 November 1918
  • Designated PE-6, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 22 October 1930
  • Destroyed as a target 14 August 1934.


  • Displacement 615 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 18.3 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 mounts, two .50 cal. machine guns and one Y-gun depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Two Bureau Express boilers, Poole geared turbine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Eagle No. 6
    PE-6 202k 8 July 1918
    National Archives photo
    Dan Treadwell
    USS Eagle No. 6
    PE-6 74k Frozen in at Quebec, Canada
    Photo from the May 1919 edition of "Our Navy" magazine
    Joe Radigan
    USS PE-6
    PE-35, 7, 8, 34, 58, 25, 38, 10, 6 & 12 429k c. December 1920/January 1921
    Mare Island Submarine Base
    Bottom to top PE-35, PE-7, PE-8, PE-34, PE-58, PE-25, PE-38, PE-10, PE-6 and PE-12
    Mare Island Navy Yard photo PE 86785 Eagle Dec 1920
    Darryl Baker

    Commanding Officers
    01LCDR George Gordon Breed, USN21 November 1918 - 1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan and Wolfgang Hechler

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