Allied Warships

USS Yakutat (AVP 32)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 32 
Built byAssociated Ship Building Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down1 Apr 1942 
Launched2 Jul 1942 
Commissioned31 Mar 1944 
End service17 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned on 17 April 1946
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Yakutat (WAVP-380) on 23 November 1948
Redesignated high endurance cutter (WHEC-380) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned by the United States Coast Guard in 1970
Transferred to South Vietnam on 10 January 1971 being renamed Tran Nhat Duat (HQ-03)
Taken over by the Philippines in April 1975
Sold to the Philippines on 6 April 1976 and cannibalized for spare parts


Commands listed for USS Yakutat (AVP 32)

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1T/Cdr. George Kittrell Fraser, USN31 Mar 194421 Jun 1945 (1)
2T/Lt.Cdr. William Irvin Darnell, USN21 Jun 194517 Apr 1946

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