Allied Warships

USS Prudent (PG-96)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantPG-96 
Built byMorton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered6 Oct 1941 
Laid down14 Aug 1942 
Launched4 Dec 1942 
Commissioned16 Aug 1943 
End service11 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned 11 October 1945.
Stricken 1 November 1945.
Sold to the Italian Cameli group in 1949 and renamed Elbano.
Resold by the Cameli group to the Italian Navy.
Converted by the Italian Navy in 1951 to a hydrographic survey vessel being renamed Staffetta.

 
Former nameHMS Privet

Commands listed for USS Prudent (PG-96)

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1Augustus F Pittman, USCG16 Aug 1943 (1)

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