Allied Warships

USS Gladwyne (PF-62)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-62 
Built byGlobe Shipbuilding Co. (Superior, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down14 Oct 1943 
Launched7 Jan 1944 
Commissioned21 Nov 1944 
End service15 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 15 April 1946.
Stricken 8 October 1946.
Sold to Mexico 24 November 1947 being renamed Papaloapan.
Papaloapan was stricken by the Mexican Navy in 1968.

 

Commands listed for USS Gladwyne (PF-62)

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Notable events involving Gladwyne include:


21 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Saucy (Lt. B.H. Farwell, USNR) and USS Courage (Lt. C.G. Helm Jr., USNR).

27 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Gladwyne (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Miller, USCG) and USS Racine (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Waring, Jr., USCGR).

28 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Hingham (Lt.Cdr. W.K. Earle, USCGR), USS Gladwyne (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Miller, USCG) and USS Racine (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Waring, Jr., USCGR).

5 Jun 1945
USS R-1 (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Cunningham, Jr., USNR) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Gladwyne (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Miller, USCG) and USS Racine (Lt.Cdr. C.H. Waring, Jr., USCGR).


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