Philippine Navy – Auxiliaries and Other Ships

Auxiliaries and Other Ships

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BRP Kalinga AG-89 (1972-) Iris class buoy tender. LOA 180′ TDISP1,000 tons Built Duluth, MI, 1944. Formerly USCGC (1944-1949) and USS Redbud WLB-398 (1949-1970).

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USS Redbud AKL-398, 1949. Credit: U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

BRP Kalinga AG-89 Manila port 2018

BRP Gregorio Velasquez AGR-702 (2016) oceanographic research vessel LOA 279′ TDISP 2,500 tons formerly USNS/RV Melville T-AGOR-14 (1969-2015)

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RV Melville, former USNS Melville, before transfer to Philippine Navy as BRP Gregorio Velasquez, 2016. Credit: Tomás Del Coro from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

BRP Gregorio Velasquez Manilaport 2018

Fort San Antonio class survey vessels (2 active) LOA 124′ TDISP unknownFort San Antonio survey Lapu-Lapu 2016

BRP Ang Pangulo AT-25 (1959) LOA 257′ TDISP 2,700 tons  Italian built, former presidential yacht.BRP Ang Pangulo AT-25 Manila port 2018

BRP Lake Caliraya AF-81 (2015-2020) formerly MT PNOC Lapu-Lapu (2008-2014) LOA 325′ TDISP 4,600 tons

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BRP Lake Caliraya formerly MT Jose Rizal ca.2015. Credit: Public Affairs Office, Philippine Navy, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

BRP Lake Caliraya AF-81 Manila 2018

BRP Mangyan AS-71 (1976-ca. 2015) LOA 180′ TDISP 610 tons unknown. Formerly US Army ship FS-524 (1944-1946) transferred to Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force as JDS Miho (1955-1974). Appears to have been scrapped around 2017.

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BRP Mangyan AS-71 ca. 2014. Credit: Navforwest PN, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

BRP_Mangyan AS-71 PB Cavite 2017BRP_Mangyan AS-71 PB Cavite 2010YOG and YOW Coastal Tankers and water carriers, LOA 173′ TDISP 1,400 tons. Formerly USN, built 1944-1945, all transferred 1965-1975 (4 or more active)YOW or YOG tankers Cavite 2010