The Action-class patrol vessels were a further development of the Temptress-class. Like the Temptress-class, they were based on the British Flower-class, but used American equipment.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Type: Patrol Vessel
  • Service Period: 1942-1949
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 206 feet (62.79 meters)
    • Beam: 33 feet (10.06 meters)
    • Draft: 15 feet (4.57 meters)
    • Displacement: 1,415 tons
  • Crew: 90
  • Propulsion: 2 x 3-drum express boilers, 1 x geared steam turbine, 1 x shaft, 2,800 shp (2,100 kW)
  • Range: 3,500 nautical miles (6,482 kilometers) at 12 knots (22.22 km/h)
  • Speed: 16.5 knots (30.56 km/h)
  • Armament:
    • 4 x 3"/50-caliber Mk.21 naval guns (2x2)
    • 4 x Oerlikon 20mm anti-aircraft guns (2x2)
    • 2 x depth charge racks

Unit Run[edit | edit source]

  • USS Action (PG-86)
  • USS Alacrity (PG-87)
  • USS Beacon (PG-88)
  • USS Brisk (PG-89)
  • USS Caprice (PG-90)
  • USS Clash (PG-91)
  • USS Haste (PG-92)
  • USS Intensity (PG-93)
  • USS Might (PG-94)
  • USS Pert (PG-95)
  • USS Prudent (PG-96)
  • USS Splendor (PG-97)
  • USS Tact (PG-98)
  • USS Vim (PG-99)
  • USS Vitality (PG-100)
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