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Call sign (1924):
Nan - Item - Charlie - Fox

ex-Eagle No. 54

Call sign (1919):
George - Have - King - Quack

Eagle Class Patrol Craft:

  • Laid down 17 March 1919 by the Ford Motor Co., Detroit, MI
  • Launched 17 July 1919
  • Commissioned USS Eagle No. 54, 10 October 1919
  • Designated PE-54, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Navy list 24 March 1930
  • Sold 26 May 1930
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 710 t.
  • Length 200' 9"
  • Beam 25' 9"
  • Draft 13' 6"
  • Speed 18.32 kts.
  • Complement 68
  • Armament: Two 4"/50 gun mounts and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two Thorny-Craft Bureau Model boilers, one 2,500shp Poole geared turbine, Ford single reduction gear, one shaft.
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    PE-54 112k c. 1924
    National Archives photo
    Bob Daly/PC-1181

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