Patrol Craft (see also current listing)
Back to USN Retired Amphibious Warfare Ships (not Amphibious Assault Ships)
Asheville Class Gunboats LOA 165′ TDISP 240 tons (17, 15 retired and sold to other navies, 2 were in service and Naval Surface Warfare Centers until ca. 2016)
USS Canon PG-90 (1968-1977) Served in Vietnam and was extensively damaged by shore based rockets. Laid up in Philadelphia Inactive Ships Facility, currently on hold for possible preservation.
PCE-842-class LOA 184′ TDISP 850 tons
ex-USS PCE-897 (1945) transferred to Philippine Navy 1948 as BRP Iloilo PS-32 decommissioned 2016
SC-497 class submarine chasers LOA 111′ TDISP 100 tons (438 built, 17 lost, 2 preserved)
SC-715 (1943-1946). WW2 service in both Atlantic and Pacific. Transferred to Coast Guard as USCGC Air Killdeer WAVR 433 (1946-1948) sold privately as MV Cape Pine 1951. Fishing boat in BC and now a charter boat out of Pender Harbour, BC.
Hydrofoil patrol vessels
Pegasus Class fast attack patrol boats LOA 133′ TDISP 255 tons (6 built, 1 preserved)
USS Aries PHM-5 (1982-1993) currently attempts are being made to create a hydrofoil museum with several preserved craft. Vessels originally armed with a 76mm gun and harpoon missile racks for 8 missiles on the stern.
USS Gemini PHM-6 (1982-1993) retired near Wilmington NC, purchased by private owners who converted it in 2006 to a private yacht. Sold again and came back to same location by 2009. In 2011 was abandoned on site, and owner had it scrapped 2014. A youtube video shows conversion views [link].
USS Plainview AGEH-1 (1969-1978) unique hydrofoil. LOA 220′ TDISP 310 tons. Scrapping at Hungry Harbor WA, ongoing for many years.
USS High Point PCH-1 (1963-1980) first US Navy hydrofoil. LOA 115′ TDISP 110 tons Under restoration near Astoria, OR, for preservation as museum ship.