Author Topic: BRP Quezon (PS-70) - ex HMS Exploit [BAM-24] / ex-USS Vigilance (AM-324)  (Read 732 times)

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From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/02324.htm

Laid down 28 November 1942 for the Royal Navy as HMS Exploit (BAM 24) by the Associated Shipbuilding Corp., Seattle, WA
Renamed and reclassified Vigilance (AM 324), 23 January 1943
Launched 5 April 1943
Commissioned 28 February 1944
Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists plan for decommissioning and placing in reserve as December 1946
Decommissioned 30 January 1947
Placed in reserve 16 April 1947
Reclassified as a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hull), MSF-324, 7 February 1955
Struck from the Naval Register 1 December 1966
Transferred to the Philippines 19 August 1967 and renamed RPS Quezon (PS 70)

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Re: BRP Quezon (PS-70) - ex HMS Exploit [BAM-24] / ex-USS Vigilance (AM-324)
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 08:45:13 PM »
NOTICE TO MARINERS NUMBER 158-2017
Published: 17 August 2017

http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/index.php/notice-to-mariners/notam-2017/august-2017/1739-notice-to-mariners-number-158-2017

Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0817-101

2. The following Philippine Navy vessel will conduct test firing of tabheir naval guns on dates and maritime areas indicated as follows:

BOW NR     DATE     VICINITY     COORDINATES
     DATE           
FF15
PS70
PS74
AS71
PC374
     03-06 Sep 17     Plan A: 11 NM E OFF COMIRAN ISLAND, BALABAC, PALAWAN
Plan B: 29 NM NW OFF LONG PT., ANEPAHAN, PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN
     Plan A

PT. A LAT       08 05.00 N     LONG  117 35.00 E
PT. B LAT        08 05.00 N     LONG  117 35.00 E
PT. C - LAT       07 55.00 N     LONG  117 35.00 E
PT. D LAT       07 55.00 N     LONG  117 25.00 E

Plan B

PT. A LAT       10 10.00 N     LONG  117 50.00 E
PT. B LAT        10 10.00 N     LONG  118 00.00 E
PT. C - LAT       10 00.00 N     LONG  118 00.00 E
PT. D LAT       10 00.00 N     LONG  117 50.00 E
                 
                 
PC375
PC389
     08-09 Sep 17     15 NM SE OFF LINAPACAN ISL. LINAPACAN, PALAWAN     PT. A LAT       11 05.00 N     LONG  119 55.00 E
PT. B LAT        11 05.00 N     LONG  120 05.00 E
PT. C - LAT       10 55.00 N     LONG  120 05.00 E
PT. D LAT       10 55.00 N     LONG  119 55.00 E

3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas are advised to take note of the information and take necessary precautionary measures at all times.

4. The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.