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Harman

 

(PF-79: dp. 1,430; l. 303'11" ; b. 37'6"; dr. 13'8"; s. 20 k.; cpl. 190; a. 3 3" ; cl. Tacoma; T. S2-S2-AQ1)

 

Harman (PF-79), originally designated PG-187, was built under Maritime Commission contract by Walsh-Kaiser Co., Inc., Providence, R.I. Intended for use by the United Kingdom, she was reclassifled PF-79 15 April 1943, renamed Dominica, and launched 14 September 1943, sponsored by Mrs. Andrew D. Manchester. Dominica was then completed and transferred to the United Kingdom under lend-lease 25 January 1944 as part of the 21-ship "Colony" class. She served as a patrol vessel and escort until being returned to the United States 23 April 1946. The frigate was subsequently sold to Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Chester, Pa., 27 March 1947 and scrapped.