Allied Warships

USS PCE-868 (PCE-868)

Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPatrol Craft Escort 
PennantPCE-868 
Built byAlbina Engine & Machine Works (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 May 1942 
Laid down11 Aug 1942 
Launched29 Jan 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1943 
End service 
History

Decommissioned on 29 October 1947
Striken on 5 December 1947
Transferred to Mexico being renamed Virgilio Uribe

 

Commands listed for USS PCE-868 (PCE-868)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. George F. Stearns, USNR31 Aug 1943early 1944
2D. R. Francis, 3rd, USNRearly 1944early 1945
3L. M. Hoover, USNRearly 1945mid 1945
4John W. Shinners, USNRmid 1945

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