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      P642 L'Opiniatre    ex PC1611      

Builder   Forges et Ch. de la Mediterranee - La Seyne , France  
Owner US navy  
Construction started May 4, 1954  
Launch date November 3, 1955  
Commissioned     December 13, 1955  
Decommissioned  October 21, 1975 and returned to USN  

In 1977 sold to breakers near Rotterdam, The Netherlands  and resold as yacht and used to smuggle 15 tons drugs from the Middle East to The Netherlands. Cargo dumped overboard near the coast. Eventually sold for scrap in 1983 near Zaandam, The Netherlands. Some engine parts used to restore sister vessel P641 Le Fougueux.