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PGM-10 call sign:
Nan - Tare - Dog - Easy


PC-805 call sign:
Nan - Uncle - Xray - Uncle

PGM-10 served the Navies of the United States and the Philippines.

PGM-9 Class Motor Gunboat:

  • Laid down 18 September 1943 as PC-805 by the Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 27 October 1943
  • Reclassified as a Motor Gunboat, PGM-10 in August 1944
  • Commissioned USS PGM-10, 29 November 1944
  • Transferred in October 1948 to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission
  • Transferred to the Philippines
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 280 t. (lt), 450 t. (fl)
  • Length 173' 8"
  • Beam 23'
  • Draft 10' 10"
  • Speed 19 kts.
  • Complement 65
  • Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one twin 40mm mount, six 20mm guns, and four twin .50 cal. machine gun
  • Propulsion: Two 1,280bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler RB-99 DA diesel engines, Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    PGM-10 118k c. January 1946
    Zamboanga, Philippines
    Artie Kelly

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Robert W. Clemens, USNR29 November 1944 - December 1945
    02LT Ralph Engelman, USNRDecember 1945 - 21 May 1946
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PGM-10
    View the PGM-10 Crew Photos and "Unofficial Log"
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