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PGM-106 was built for Turkey.

PGM-71 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Built as PGM-106 by Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Launched 7 July 1967
  • Delivered 3 November 1967
  • Transferred Turkey in 1968 and named AB-23 (P 123)
  • Reclassified P-1231
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 130 t.
  • Length 101'
  • Beam 22'
  • Draft 6' 8"
  • Speed 18 kts.
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, two twin 20mm mounts and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Eight 250hp General motors 6-71 Detroit diesel engines, two shafts.
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    PGM-106 113k At Izmir, Turkey CŁneyt Demir

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