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Call sign:
Nan - Xray - Fox - Yoke

PCE-875 served the Navies of the United States and Mexico.

PCE-842 Class Patrol Craft Escort:

  • Laid down 10 March 1943 by the Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 27 May 1943
  • Commissioned USS PCE-875, 19 January 1944
  • Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission in November 1947, sold to Mexico and named ARM Tomas Marin
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 850 t.
  • Length 184' 6"
  • Beam 33' 1"
  • Draft 9' 5"
  • Speed 15.7 kts.
  • Complement 99
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, three twin 40mm mounts, five 20mm 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
    USS PCE-875
    PCE-875 165k Repair ships at Manicani, Samar, Philippine Islands. PCE-875 in foreground. Drydocks are in
    the background
    Richard W. Friedrich, F/1c, LSM-467
    ARM Tomas Marin
    PCE-875 96k c. 1949 Robert Hurst
    PCE-875 44k c. 1966

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG John P. Shively, USNSeptember 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PCE-875
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Booklet of General Plans
    from the Historic Naval Ships Association website
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association
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