Registry and Rig Information

Name PF-066 (READING)
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 00309

Vessel History

History Rig - FrigateCommissioned on August 19, 1944.
Built as an S2-S2-AQ1 frigate under U.S. Maritime Commission contract. Served on convoy duty to North Africa in 1945. Converted to weather ship and served off Boston and Iceland from June-November, 1945. Decommissioned at Portsmouth, VA, December 19, 1945, and removed from Navy Register on January 8, 1946. Sold to Argentina in July, 1947.
Disposition Scrapped in 1966.

Build Information

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


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
HEROINA (P-32)1947-00-001966-00-00ARGENTINA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Argentine Navy1947-00-001966-00-00ARGENTINA
U.S. Navy1944-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY