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Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Love - Peter

PCE-867 served the Navies of the United States and the Republic of China

PCE-842 Class Patrol Craft Escort:

  • Laid down 8 July 1942 by the Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, Oregon
  • Launched 3 December 1942
  • Commissioned USS PCE-867, 20 June 1943
  • Transferred to the Republic of China 7 February 1948 and named Yung Tai (PCE 35)
  • Reclassified PCE-41 and PCE-62
  • Damaged in action with Communist Chinese forces 14 November 1965 and scrapped.


  • Displacement 903 t.
  • Length 184' 6"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 9' 5"
  • Speed 15.7 kts.
  • Complement 99
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, three twin 40mm gun mounts, five single 20mm gun mounts, two depth charge tracks, four depth charge projectors and one depth charge
    projector (hedgehog)
  • Propulsion: Two 900bhp General Motors 12-567A diesel engines, Falk single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    PCE-867 147k Original photo: 22 May 1943
    Replacement photo: Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1976
    U.S. Navy photo NH 84839
    Original photo: Robert Hurst
    Replacement photo: Naval History and Heritage Command
    USS PCE-867
    PCE-867 54k c. 1945
    Bureau of Ships photo from Allied Escort Ships of World War II by Peter Elliott
    Krlicbegovic Edib
    Bosnia & Hercegovina
    Yung Tai (PCE 35)
    PCE-867 53k Still wearing her U.S. Navy hull number
    Taiwanese Navy photo from the 1960/1961 edition of "Jane's Fighting Ships"
    Robert Hurst
    PCE-867 51k c. 1948
    Yung Tai (PCE 41)
    PCE-867 228k c. 1963 Original photo: Chinese Navy
    Replacement photo: Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PCE-867
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