Allied Warships

USS PCE-842 (PCE-842)

Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPatrol Craft Escort 
PennantPCE-842 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 May 1942 
Laid down12 Jun 1943 
Launched14 Nov 1943 
Commissioned29 Jan 1944 
End service7 Nov 1947 
History

Decommissioned on 7 November 1947
Stricken on 1 June 196
Transferred to South Korea on 18 December 1961 being renamed Tang Po
Tang Po was sunk on 19 January 1967 by a North Korean shore battery

 

Commands listed for USS PCE-842 (PCE-842)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. G. C. Homans, USNR29 Jan 194422 Aug 1944
2Lt. W. W. Smyth, USNR22 Aug 1944

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