Allied Warships

USS Long Beach (PF-34)

Frigate of the Tacoma class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp. (Wilmington, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Dec 1942 
Laid down19 Mar 1943 
Launched5 May 1943 
Commissioned8 Sep 1943 
End service12 Jul 1945 

Decommissioned at Cold Harbor, Alaska on 12 July 1945 and transferred to the USSR the same day.
Returned to the U.S.N at an unknown date (1949?).
Transferred to Japan in November 1953 being renamed Shii (PF-17).
Shii was scrapped in January 1967.


Commands listed for USS Long Beach (PF-34)

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1Thomas R Midtlyng, USCGR8 Sep 1943 (1)

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