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Call sign (1924):
Nan - Item - Boy - Boy

ex-Eagle Boat No. 33

Call sign (1919):
George - Cast - Mike - Rush

Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 4 December 1918 at Ford Motor Co., Detroit, Michigan
  • Launched 15 March 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle Boat No. 33, 4 September 1919
  • Designated PE-33, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 23 April 1930
  • Sold 11 June 1930
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 710 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 25' 9"
  • Draft 13' 6"
  • Speed 18.32 kts.
  • Complement 61
  • Armament: One 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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    PE-33 67k c. 1920. Tom Kermen

    Commanding Officers
    ??LT Ernest Victor Sandstrom, USN3 August 1920
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway website
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