Allied Warships

USS Evansville (PF-70)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byLeatham D Smith Shipyard (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down28 Aug 1943 
Launched17 Nov 1943 
Commissioned4 Dec 1944 
End service28 Feb 1953 

Decommissioned 9 September 1945 at Cold Harbor, Alaska.
Transferred to the USSR the next day.
Returned to the U.S.N. in 1949.
Recommissioned 29 July 1950.
Decommissioned 28 February 1953.
Stricken at an unknown date.
Transferred to Japan 31 October 1953 being renamed Keyaki.


Commands listed for USS Evansville (PF-70)

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1Gerald T Applegate, USCGR4 Dec 1944 (1)

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