USS Milledgeville (PF-98)

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History
United States
Name: Milledgeville
Namesake: City of Milledgeville, Georgia
Builder: American Shipbuilding Company, Lorain, Ohio
Laid down: Canceled
Reclassified: From patrol gunboat, PG-206, to patrol frigate, PF-98, 15 April 1943
Fate: Construction contract cancelled, 31 December 1943
General characteristics
Class and type: Tacoma-class frigate
Displacement: 1,264 long tons (1,284 t)
Length: 303 ft 11 in (92.63 m)
Beam: 37 ft 11 in (11.56 m)
Draft: 13 ft 8 in (4.17 m)
Propulsion:
  • 2 × 5,500 shp (4,101 kW) turbines
  • 3 boilers
  • 2 shafts
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Complement: 190
Armament:

USS Milledgeville (PF-98) was a United States Navy Tacoma-class frigate authorized for construction during World War II but cancelled before construction could begin.

Milledgeville originally was authorized as a patrol gunboat with the hull number PG-206, but she was redesignated as a patrol frigate with the hull number PF-98 on 15 April 1943.

Plans called for Milledgeville 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.

On 7 February 1944, the cancelled Milledgeville's incomplete sister ship, the Tacoma-class patrol frigate USS Sitka (PF-94) was renamed USS Milledgeville (PF-94).

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