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RPS Leyte (PS 30) - ex-PCE-885
« on: October 16, 2017, 12:31:51 AM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/02885.htm

PCE-881 Class Patrol Craft Escort:

Laid down 25 February 1944 by the Albina Engineering and Machine Works, Portland, OR
Launched 20 June 1944
Commissioned USS PCE-885, 30 April 1945
Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines 1 June 1948 and named RPS Leyte (PS 30)
Grounded in 1979 near Wallace Air Station in Poro Point, La Union, Philippines
Unable to recover the ship, she was stricken from the Philippine Navy list.