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Motor Gunboat/Patrol Gunboat Photo Archive
PGM-16 call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Fox - Dog
PC-1148 call sign:
Nan - George - Yoke - Dog
PGM-16 served the Navies of the United States and Greece
PGM-9 Class Motor Gunboat:Laid down 25 October 1943 as PC-1148 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Corp., Bay City, MILaunched 19 December 1943Reclassified as a Motor Gunboat, PGM-16, 16 August 1944Commissioned USS PGM-16, 25 October 1944Present in Tokyo Bay during Japanese surrender ceremony in September 1945Sold 24 November 1947 to Pounds Marine Shipping, Ltd. of Hampshire, England for $37,111.00Sold to Greece and named Anthiploiarhs Laskos (P 33)Scrapped.
Specifications:Displacement 280 t. (lt), 450 t. (fl)Length 173' 8"Beam 23'Draft 10' 10"Speed 20.2 kts.Complement 65Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, one twin 40mm gun mount, six 20mm guns, one twin .50 cal. machine gun, and one 60mm mortarPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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Anthiploiarhs Laskos (P 33)
|01||LT D. E. Wilson., USNR||1945|
There is no DANFS history available for PGM-16
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