Allied Warships

USS Gloucester (PF-22)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byWalter Butler Shipbuilding Co. (Superior, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down4 Mar 1943 
Launched12 Jul 1943 
Commissioned10 Dec 1943 
End service15 Sep 1952 

Decommissioned 3 September 1945 at Cold Harbor, Alaska.
Transferred to the USSR the following day being renamed EK-26.
Returned to the U.S.N. on 31 October 1949.
Recommissioned 11 October 1950.
Decommissioned 15 September 1952.
Transferred to Japan on 1 October 1953 being renamed Tsuge (PF-292).


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