USS Eagle 25 PE-25

Type: Patrol Boat Class: Eagle
Builder: Ford Motor Company
River Rouge Complex
Dearborn, Michigan
Hull Number: PE-25 (July 17, 1920)
Ordered: March 4, 1917 Commissioned: June 30, 1919
Keel Laid: September 17, 1918 Decommissioned: N/A
Launched: February 19, 1919 Stricken: N/A
Fate: Sunk in storm June 11, 1920 (capsized)

Location: Delaware River, off Finn's Point Light, 3 miles south of New Castle, Delaware.

9 crewmen lost, 45+ survivors picked up by SS Thomas Clyde and SS Independence Hall and
landed at League Island Navy Yard.
(Roll of Honor)

Ship raised in July 1920, sold as hulk Dec. 20, 1921.

Commanding Officers
June 11, 1920
Lt. Commander Maurice R. Pierce, USN

Page published May 29, 2020