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Name: USS Crockett (PG-88)
Builder: Tacoma Boatbuilding Company
Commissioned: 24 June 1967
Decommissioned: 1 October 1976
Struck: 15 December 1976
Fate: scrapped
General characteristics
Class and type: Asheville-class gunboat
Displacement: 245 tons
Length: 164 ft 6 in
Beam: 23 ft 11 in
Draft: 5 ft 4 in
Speed: 40 kts
Complement: 24
Armament: one 3 inch, one 40mm gun mount, two twin .50 cal. machine guns

The second USS Crockett (PGM-88/PG-88) was a Asheville-class gunboat in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

Crockett was laid down by the Tacoma Boatbuilding Company, Tacoma, Washington, and commissioned 24 June 1967.

Homeported in San Diego, Crockett served off the coast of Vietnam as part of Operation Market Time.

Crockett transferred to the Naval Reserve Force on 1 July 1975 and was decommissioned in October 1976.[1] She was then transferred to the Environmental Protection Agency and since has been scrapped.[2]

References

This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.


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