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U.S.S. BRATTLEBORO

(PCER-852)

TONIGHTS SECRET TOMORROWS SUCCESS

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USS BRATTLEBORO (PCER-852) - a PCE(R)-848-class patrol craft (in U.S. Navy service)

In Commission 1944 to 1965

PCER-852 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1943-Keel Date: 28 OCT 1943
at Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing Co. Chicago IL
MAR1944-Launch Date: 1 MAR 1944
MAY1944-Commissioned: 26 MAY 1944
JUN1944-JUN1944U-505 POWS delivered from Bermuda to Norfolk
OCT1944-DEC1944Leyte Gulf
JAN1945-FEB1945Lingayen Gulf Invasion
APR1945-MAY1945Okinawa Campaign
NOV1945-NOV1945Arrrived at Home Port Philadelphia PA
JAN1946-JAN1946NAVY CROSS awarded to LT Henry J .IRWIN USNR first C.O.
NOV1965-Decommissioned: 1 NOV 1965

PCER-852 General Specifications

Class: PCE(R)-848-class patrol craft (in U.S. Navy service)

Complement: 85 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 914 tons

Length: 184.5 feet

Beam: 33 feet

Draft: 9.75 feet

Range: 6 600 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Escaped to the to Philippines after fall of South Vietnam 1975