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PGM-35


PGM-35 was built for the Philippines

PGM-33 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Laid down as PGM-35 by Georgia Shipbuilding, Savannah, GA
  • Delivered 3 January 1955
  • Transferred to the Philippines and named RPS La Union (PG 50)
  • Reclassified G-50
  • Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register in 1974
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 143 t.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PGM-35 38k
    Namesake:

    La Union is a province in the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in the island of Luzon. Its capital is the city of San Fernando, which also serves as the regional center of the whole Ilocos Region.

    The province is bordered by Ilocos Sur to the north, Benguet to the east, Pangasinan to the south and to the west by the shores of the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea)

    Tommy Trampp
    Photo added 9 December 2020

    There is no DANFS history available for PGM-35
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