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PE-8



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

ex-Eagle No. 8



Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Love - Boy

Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 10 June 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MI
  • Launched 11 November 1918
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 8, 31 October 1919
  • Designated PE-8, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 22 October 1930
  • Sold 1 April 1931 to Fishermen Ltd. of Los Angeles, CA and named Fortitude
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 615 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 18.3 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 mounts and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Bureau Express boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    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

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