Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 285.50
Width 37.50
Depth 17.50
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00308

Vessel History

History Rig - FrigatePF-65 (USS UNIONTOWN) launched as USS CHATTANOOGA.
Commissioned on October 6, 1944.
Built as an S2-S2-AQ1 class frigate under a U.S. Maritime Commission contract. Renamed UNIONTOWN on August 16, 1944. Served on convoy duty to North Africa, 1944-1945. Converted to a weather ship and stationed off Newfoundland, 1945. Decommissioned at Norfolk, VA, December 20, 1945, and removed from Navy Register, January 8, 1946. Sold to Argentina in July, 1947.
Disposition Dropped from Jane's Fighting Ships by 1982.

Build Information

Builder Smith, Leathem D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistry

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Argentine Navy1947-00-00ARGENTINA
U.S. Navy1944-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY