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PC 1616      

Builder    A. C. Dubigeon, Brest  
Owner USN  
Transferred Transferred to Ethiopia as Belay Deress in January 1957 at Bremerhaven, Germany Returned to USN. custody.
Transferred to Italy as Vedetta (F 597), 3 May 1959 Refitted at La Spezia, Italy in 1959
Construction started December 17, 1953  
Launch date September 30, 1954  
Commissioned     August 23, 1955  
Decommissioned  Navy Register in 1977