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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Philippine Navy Destroyer

The BRP Rajah Humabon (PF-11) is the current flagship, and the largest warship of the Philippine Navy. Also, he is the last Destroyer Escort/Frigate active in its fleet and is one of the oldest active warships in the world.

Name:USS Atherton (DE-169)
Builder:Federal Drydock & Shipbuilding Co.
Laid down:14 January 1943
Launched:27 May 1943
Commissioned:29 August 1943
Decommissioned:10 December 1945
Struck:15 June 1975
Fate:Transferred to JMSDF in 1955, reverted back to US Navy in 1975. Transferred to Philippine Navy in 1976.

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