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Milledgeville (PF-94)
ex-Sitka (PF 94)



Call sign:
Nan - Zebra - Charlie - Baker

ex-PG-202


Tacoma Class Patrol Frigate:

  • (MC Type T. S2-S2-AQ1) Originally authorized as Patrol Gunboat, PG-202
  • Reclassified as a Patrol Frigate, PF-94, 15 April 1943
  • Named Sitka 11 October 1943
  • Laid down 9 November 1943 under a Maritime Commission contract at American Shipbuilding Co., Lorain, Ohio
  • Renamed Milledgeville 7 February 1944
  • Launched 5 April 1944
  • Placed in service 16 November 1944 at New Orleans, LA
  • Placed out of service 24 November 1944 at Charleston, SC
  • Commissioned USS Milledgeville (PF-94), 18 January 1945 at Charleston
  • Decommissioned 21 August 1946 at Boston, MA
  • Sold for scrap 9 April 1947 to the Southern Scrap Material Co. of New Orleans
  • Struck from the Naval Register 23 April 1947
  • Scrapped 25 March 1948.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,430 t.
  • Length 303' 11"
  • Bean 37' 6"
  • Draft 13' 8"
  • Speed 20.3 kts.
  • Complement 176
  • Armament: Two 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts (the after 3-inch gun was removed and a weather balloon hanger was added), two twin 40mm gun mounts, nine 20mm guns, one Hedgehog depth charge projector, eight Y-gun
    depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 240psi 3-drum express boilers, two 5,500ihp verticle triple expansion Valley Iron Works engines, two shafts.
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