Allied Warships

USS Newport (PF-27)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-27 
Built byWalter Butler Shipbuilding Co. (Superior, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down5 Jun 1943 
Launched15 Aug 1943 
Commissioned8 Sep 1944 
End service30 Apr 1952 
History

Decommissioned 9 September 1945 at Cold Harbor, Alaska; Transferred to the USSR on 10 September 1945.
Returned to the U.S.N 14 November 1949.
Recommissioned 27 July 1950.
Decommissioned 30 April 1952.
Transferred to Japan 1 October 1953 being renamed Kaede (PF-13).

 

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1George I Holt, USCGR8 Sep 1944

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