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|83k||12 October 1945
Buckner Bay, Okinawa.
Aground alongside PCC-1126 after typhoon Louise.
The USS PGM-27 earned the Navy Occupation Service Medal for 2 September thru 10 October 1945.
R. W. Daly PC-1181
Crew member Emil Hale, SK 2/c remembers: "The PGM-27 was a superb sea-worthy ship. She had carried us a long, long way from the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She was my first ship and it was with a heavy heart that I saw her for the last time, gently rolling to port. Very still and quiet except for the banging of a lose piece of metal somewhere within the hull..."
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