Allied Warships

USS PCE(R)-852 (PCE(R)-852)

Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPatrol Craft Escort 
ModPatrol Craft Rescue 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 May 1942 
Laid down28 Oct 1943 
Launched1 Mar 1944 
Commissioned26 May 1944 
End service 

Transferred to South Vietnam on 11 July 1966 being renamed Ngoc Hoi
Escaped to the Philippines after the fall of South Vietnam and renamed Miguel Malvar
Still in service in 2003


Commands listed for USS PCE(R)-852 (PCE(R)-852)

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1Henry J. Irwin, USNR26 May 1944Jul 1945
2Lt. Donald R. Gustavson, USNRJul 1945

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