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American Shipbuilding Company, Lorain, Ohio (proposed)
gunboat, PG-204, to patrol frigate, PF-96, 15 April 1943
Construction contract cancelled 31 December 1943
Class & type:
1,264 long tons (1,284 t)
303 ft 11 in (92.63 m)
37 ft 11 in (11.56 m)
13 ft 8 in (4.17 m)
2 × 5,500 shp (4,101 kW) turbines
knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
USS was a Macon (PF-96) United States Navy Tacoma-class frigate authorized for construction during World War II but cancelled before construction could begin.
Macon originally was authorized as a patrol gunboat with the hull number PG-204, but she was redesignated as a patrol frigate with the hull number PF-96 on 15 April 1943. She was assigned the name Macon on 30 August 1943.
Plans called for
Macon to be built under a Maritime Commission contract by the American Shipbuilding Company at Lorain, Ohio, as a Maritime Commission Type T. S2-S2-AQ1 hull. However, the contract for her construction for the U.S. Navy was cancelled on 31 December 1943 prior to the laying of her keel.
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