Allied Warships

USS PGM-18 (PGM-18)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ModPatrol gunboat 
Built byLuders Marine Construction Co. (Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 May 1942 
Laid down29 Sep 1943 
Launched23 Jan 1944 
Commissioned1 Sep 1944 
Lost8 Apr 1945 
HistoryMined and sunk at Buckner Bay, Okinawa on 8 April 1945

Former namePC-1255

Commands listed for USS PGM-18 (PGM-18)

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1Lt.(jg) John C Bigham, Jr., USNR1 Sep 1944Feb 1945
2Cyril Bayley, USNRFeb 19458 Apr 1945

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