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Eufaula (PCS 1384)
ex-PCS-1384



Call sign:
November - Tango - Quebec - November

PCS-1376 Class Patrol Craft Sweeper:

  • Laid down 9 April 1943 as PC-1384 by the Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, Long Island, NY and reclassified PCS-1384 the same month
  • Launched 7 August 1944
  • Completed and commissioned USS PCS-1384, 8 September 1944 under the command of LT Robert Train, USNR
  • Named Eufaula 15 February 1956
  • Acquired in 1961 by Five Star Enterprises, Inc. of San Francisco, CA and renamed MV Kanaloa
  • Operated in 1967 under the Honduran flag
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 245 t. (lt), 338 t. (fl)
  • Length 136'
  • Beam 24' 6"
  • Draft 8' 7"
  • Speed 14.1 kts.
  • Complement 57
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 20mm gun mount, four depth charge projectors, one depth charge projector (hedgehog), and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 800bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    USS PCS-1384
    PCS-1384 49k c. 1949
    Key West, FL
    Photo by Joseph J. Steinmetz from Florida Memory
    Joe Radigan
    USS Eufaula (PCS 1384)
    PCS-1384 130k PCS-1384 off Mare Island in January 1958 Darryl L. Baker

    There is no DANFS history available for Eufaula (PCS 1384)
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