Patrol Craft (see also current listing)
Back to USN Retired Amphibious Warfare Ships (not Amphibious Assault Ships)
Asheville Class Gunboats LOA 165′ / 50.3 m 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′ / 56.1 m 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′ / 33.8 m 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′ / 40.5 m 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′ / 67.1 m 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′ / 35.1 m TDISP 110 tons Under restoration near Astoria, OR, for preservation as museum ship.