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BRP Rizal (PS-74) - ex-USS Murrelet [AM-372] Auk class
« on: May 11, 2017, 03:15:16 AM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/02372.htm

Laid down 24 August 1944 by the Savannah Machine and Foundry Co., Savannah, GA
Launched 29 December 1944
Commissioned USS Murrelet (AM 372), 24 August 1945
Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists plan for decommissioning and placing in reserve as December 1945
Reclassified as a Fleet Minesweeper (Steel Hull), MSF-372, 7 February 1955
Decommissioned 14 March 1957
Struck from the Naval Register 1 December 1964
Transferred to the Philippines 18 June 1965 and renamed RPS Rizal (PCE 69)
Reclassified as a Patrol Corvette, PS-69
Struck from the Philippine Navy list in 1994
Overhauled and returned to service in 1995
Reclassified PS-74 in 1996
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Re: BRP Rizal (PS-74) - ex-US Auk class
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2017, 04:17:01 PM »
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