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USS Pert (PG 95)



Pert call sign:
Nan - Zebra - Jig - Peter

ex-HMS Nepeta (K 290)
ex-CN314


British Flower Class Corvette/Action Class Patrol Gunboat: Laid down 22 July 1942 as CN314 by the Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. Ltd., Quebec, Canada; Named HMS Nepeta (K 290); Launched, 27 November 1942; Commissioned USS Pert (PG-95), 23 July 1943 at Quebec; Decommissioned, 3 October 1945; Struck from the Navy Register 24 October 1945; Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 18 October 1946 for disposal; Sold into mercantile service to the United Boat Service, City Island, NY; Renamed Olympic Leader in 1950; Sold to an unknown Japanese company and renamed Otori Maru No. 1 in 1956; Renamed Kyo Maru No. 15 in 1957. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 1,375 t.; Length 205'; Beam 33'; Draft 14' 7"; Speed 16.5 kts; Complement 90; Armament two 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts, four 20mm gun mounts, three .30 cal. Browning machine guns, two dct and one Hedgehog added in 1943; Propulsion two 240psi 3-drum express boilers, one 2,750ihp Canadian Vickers verticle triple expansion engine, one shaft.


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Pert 42k c. 1944 Harold R. Coffman, Quartermaster, USCG
Crew member February 1944 - October 1945

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