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

ex-Eagle No. 15

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

Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 21 July 1918 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MI
  • Launched 25 January 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 15, 11 June 1919
  • Designated PE-15, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 2 February 1934
  • Sold 14 June 1934
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 615 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 18.3 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 gun mounts, and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Thorny-Craft Bureau Mod. boilers, one 2,500shp Poole turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft..
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    Size Image Description Source
    PE-15 76k c. 1920
    Shown with a non-standard "clipper" bow
    U.S. Navy photo NH 54318
    Naval History and Heritage Command
    PE-15 134k PE-15 and USS Hatfield (DD-231) sometime between 1921 and 1923
    Library of Congress photo LC-H27-A-2874
    Mike Green

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    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway website
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