Author Topic: BRP Quezon (PS-70) - ex HMS Exploit [BAM-24] / ex-USS Vigilance (AM-324)  (Read 225 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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