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BRP Francisco Dagohoy (PF-10) - ex-USCGC Castle Rock (WAVP-383)
« on: September 16, 2017, 06:11:01 PM »


Barnegat Class Small Seaplane Tender:

Laid down, 12 July 1943, at Lake Washington Shipyards, Houghton, WA.
Launched, 11 March 1944
Commissioned, USS Castle Rock (AVP-35), 8 October 1944, CDR. George S. James, Jr., in command
Decommissioned, 6 August 1946, at San Francisco, CA.
Loaned to the US Coast Guard, 16 September 1946
Commissioned, USCGC Castle Rock (WAVP-383), 18 December 1948
Redesignated High Endurance Cutter (WHEC-383), 1 May 1966
Castle Rock suffered an engineering casualty en-route Vietnam while in Singapore, and sunk at the pier. After repairs she continued on to Vietnam.

Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Decommissioned by the Coast Guard, 21 December 1971
Transferred to South Vietnam, renamed RVNS Tran Binh Trong (HQ-5)
Fled from Vietnam at the fall of Saigon in circa 1975
Custody assumed by Philippines circa 1975, renamed BRP Francisco Dagohoy (PF-10)
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