Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Hallowell
(PF-72: dp. 1430; l. 303'11" ; b. 37'6" ; dr. 13'8" ; s. 20 k.; cpl. 190; a. 3 3" ; el. Tacoma; T. S2-S2-AQ1)

Hallowell (PF-72) was laid down as PG-180 under Maritime Commission contract by Walsh-Kaiser Co., Inc., Providence, R.I., 1 April 1943; reclassified PF-72 on 15 April 1943; renamed Machias 5 May 1943; renamed Anguilla by the British 10 June 1943; launched 14 July 1943; and sponsored by Mrs. John S. MacDonald. Anguilla was transferred under lend-lease to the United Kingdom 15 October 1943 as part of the 21-ship "Colony" class. She served as a patrol and escort craft until returned to the United States 31 May 1946. The frigate was sold to Pro-Industry Products of New York City 13 June 1947.