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Call sign:
Nan - Yoke - Item - Baker

PCE-871 served the Navies of the United States and Mexico.

PCE-842 Class Patrol Escort:

  • Laid down 2 December 1942 by the Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 10 March 1943
  • Commissioned USS PCE-871, 29 October 1943
  • Decommissioned 24 November 1947, transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission, sold to Mexico and named ARM Blas Godinez C 02)
  • Reclassified PO-132
  • Broken up in 1965.


  • Displacement 640 t.
  • Length 180' 6"
  • Beam 33'
  • Draft 9' 8"
  • Speed 15 kts.
  • Complement 100
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, three 40mm mounts, five 20mm mounts, two depth charge tracks, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge projectors (hedgehogs)
  • Propulsion: Two 900bhp General Motors 12-567A diesel engines, Falk single reduction gear, two shafts.
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