Allied Warships

USS Bayonne (PF-21)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byAmerican Shipbuilding Co. (Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down6 May 1943 
Launched11 Sep 1943 
Commissioned14 Feb 1945 
End service31 Jan 1953 

Decommissioned 2 September 1945 at Cold Harbor, Alaska.
Transferred to the USSR.
Returned to the U.S.N. 14 November 1949.
Recommissioned 28 July 1950.
. Decommissioned and transferred to Japan on 31 January 1953 being Renamed Kii (PF 291).
Sunk as a target in March 1969.


Commands listed for USS Bayonne (PF-21)

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1Elmer E Comstock, USCG14 Feb 1945

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