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PGM-41 was built for the Philippines.

Call sign:
Delta - Uniform - Xray - Lima

PGM-9 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Laid down as PGM-41 by the Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., Tacoma, WA
  • Launched 9 February 1960
  • Delivered in June 1960, transferred to the Philippines under the U.S. Military Assistance Program and named RPS Romblon (PG 63)
  • Reclassified P-63)
  • Transferred to the Philippine Coast Guard in 1992 and reclassified BRP Romblon (PG 63)
  • Sold for scrap 7 November 2007.


  • Displacement 110 t; Length 95'
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 6' 9"
  • Speed 20 kts.
  • Armament: Two 20mm mounts and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Two 1,100hp Mercedes Benz 12V493 TY57 diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PGM-41 155k Photo from the 1967/1968 edition of Jane's Fighting Ships Original photo: Mike Green
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
    G-63 145k c. 1968
    Philippine Navy Photo
    Original photo: Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst
    G-63 257k c. October 2007
    Cavite City, Philippines
    Romblon inboard of Agusan (PG 61), ex-PGM-39. In the background is Datu Marikudo (PS 23), ex-Van Kiep (HQ 14), ex-Amherst (PCE[R] 853)
    Edison Sy
    G-63 187k c. October 2007
    Cavite City, Philippines
    Romblon inboard of Agusan (PG 61), ex-PGM-39.
    G-63 267k

    There is no DANFS history available for PGM-41
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