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Harvey

 

(PF-80: dp. 1,430; l. 303'11" ; b. 37'6" ; dr. 13'8" ; s. k.;

 

cpl. 190; a. 3 3" ; cl. Tacoma; T. S2-S2-AQ1) Harvey (PF-80), originally designated PG-188, was built under Maritime Commission contract by Walsh-Kaiser Co., Inc., Providence, R.I. Intended for use by the United Kingdom, s.he was reclassifled PF-80 15 April 1943, renamed Gold Coast, and launched 21 September 1943, after being renamed Labuan (g.v.). She was completed and transferred to the United Kingdom under Lend-Lease 5, February 1944, as part of the 21-ship "Colony" class. She served as a patrol and escort vessel in the English Channel until being returned to the United States 13 May 1946. The frigate was subsequently sold to Heggie Iron & Metal Co., Dorchester, Mass., 9 July 1957 and scrapped