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PGM-62


PGM-62 was built for South Vietnam.

PGM-59 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Laid down as PGM-62 by Martinac Shipbuilding, Tacoma, WA
  • Delivered 1 May 1963
  • Transferred to South Vietnam and named Hao Lu (HQ 608)
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 130 t.
  • Length 100' 4"
  • Beam 21' 1"
  • Draft 8' 6"
  • Speed 17 kts.
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two 20mm mounts and one 81mm mortar
  • Propulsion: Two 1,100bhp Mercedes Benz 12V493 TY57 diesel engines, two shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PGM-62 119k . Lawrence C. Brooks, II
    PGM-62 96k From the collection of V. Q. Truong, courtesy of Viet Nam Air Force website Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history available for PGM-62
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