Allied Warships

USS Castle Rock (AVP 35)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
PennantAVP 35 
Built byLake Washington Shipyards (Houghton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Sep 1942 
Laid down12 Jul 1943 
Launched11 Mar 1944 
Commissioned6 Aug 1944 
End service6 Aug 1946 

Decommissioned on 6 August 1946
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned, as USCGC Castle Rock (WAVP-383) on 18 December 1948
Redesignated high endurance cutter (WHEC-383) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned on 21 December 1971 and transferred to South Vietnam being renamed Tran Vinh Trong (HQ-17)
Sold to the Phillippines in April 1976 being renamed Francisco Dagahoy (PF-10)
Decommissioned by the Philippine Navy in June 1985


Commands listed for USS Castle Rock (AVP 35)

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1T/Cdr. George Shearman James, Jr., USN8 Oct 1944late 1945 (1)

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