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
OCT 1943 - Keel Date: 28 OCT 1943
at Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing Co. Chicago IL
MAR 1944 - Launch Date: 1 MAR 1944
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 26 MAY 1944
JUN 1944 - JUN 1944 U-505 POWS delivered from Bermuda to Norfolk
OCT 1944 - DEC 1944 Leyte Gulf
JAN 1945 - FEB 1945 Lingayen Gulf Invasion
APR 1945 - MAY 1945 Okinawa Campaign
NOV 1945 - NOV 1945 Arrrived at Home Port Philadelphia PA
JAN 1946 - JAN 1946 NAVY CROSS awarded to LT Henry J .IRWIN USNR first C.O.
NOV 1965 - 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