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PGM-116


PGM-116 was built for Thailand

PGM-71 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Built as PGM-116 by Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Launched 10 May 1969
  • Delivered 12 February 1970, transferred to Thailand and reclassified T-17
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 130 t.
  • Length 101'
  • Beam 21.2'
  • Draft 8'
  • Speed 18.5 kts.
  • Complement 30
  • Armament: One 40mm mount, one twin 20mm mount and two .50 cal. machine guns
  • Propulsion: Eight 265bhp Detroit Diesel 6-71 diesel engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PGM-116 266k c. 1969
    Photo from U.S Small Combatants: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman
    Robert Hurst
    PGM-116 209k Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, August 1969. six months before her transfer to Thailand
    National Archives photo USN 1140960
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history available for PGM-116
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