Registry and Rig Information

Name PF-027 (NEWPORT)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 285.50
Width 37.50
Depth 16.50
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00024

Vessel History

History Rig - FrigateCommissioned on September 8, 1944. Decommissioned at Cold Bay, AK, on September 9, 1945, and loaned to USSR under Lend-Lease. Returned to U.S. at Yokosuka, Japan, on November 14, 1949. Decommissioned on April 30, 1952, and loaned to Japan on October 1, 1953, as KAEDE (PF-13). Reclassified PF-293 by Japan on September 1, 1957. Stricken from U.S. Navy List on December 1, 1961, and transferred outright to Japan on August 28, 1962. Reclassified as non-operational training ship on March 31, 1966.
Built as S2-S2-AQ1 class frigate under U.S. Maritime Commission contract.

Build Information

Builder Butler, Walter Shipbuilders, Inc.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
KAEDE (PF-13)1953-00-001957-00-00JAPAN
KAEDE (PF-293)1957-00-00JAPAN

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1944-00-001953-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force1953-00-00JAPAN