Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online:
Motor Gunboat/Patrol Gunboat Photo Archive

PGM-44


PGM-44 was built for Burma

PGM-39 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Laid down in 1959 as PGM-44 by the Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI
  • Transferred to Burma in August 1959 under the Military Assistance Program and reclassified PGM-402
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 110 t.
  • Length 95'
  • Beam 19'
  • Draft 7.5'
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Complement 17
  • Armament: Two Mk3 40mm mounts, two Mk24 twin 20mm mounts and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Eight 255bhp General Motors 6-71 diesel engines, two shafts.
    Click on thumbnail
    for full size image
    Size Image Description Source
    PGM-44 194k Photo from U.S Small Combatants: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for PGM-44
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
    Back To The Main Photo Index Back to the Patrol Craft/Gunboat/Submarine Chaser Ship Index Back to the Motor Gunboat (PGM) Photo Index

    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster

    This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History