Allied Warships

USS Moberly (PF-63)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassTacoma 
PennantPF-63 
Built byGlobe Shipbuilding Co. (Superior, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down3 Nov 1943 
Launched26 Jan 1944 
Commissioned11 Dec 1944 
End service12 Aug 1946 
History

Decommissioned 12 August 1946.
Stricken 23 April 1947.
Sold 27 October 1947 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Moberly (PF-63)

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1Leslie Bliss Tollaksen, USCG11 Dec 1944??? (1)

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6 May 1945
German U-boat U-853 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-east of New London, in position 41°13'N, 71°27'W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escort USS Atherton and the US patrol frigate USS Moberly.


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