Sister ship, PGM-17
|Builder||Leathem D. Smith Shipbuilding Co.|
|Laid down||14 August 1944|
|Launched||14 October 1944|
|Commissioned||9 February 1945|
|Out of service||1947|
|Fate||Sold, October 1947|
|Type||PGM-9 Class Motor Gunboat|
|Displacement||280 tons(light) 450 tons(full)|
|Length||173 feet, 8 inches|
|Draft||10 feet, 10 inches|
|Propulsion||Two 1,280bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler RB-99 DA diesel engines|
|Complement||65 Officers and Enlisted|
PGM-32 was laid down on 14 August 1944, as PC-1568 by the Leathem D. Smith Shipbuilding Co.. Two days later on 16 August, she was reclassified as Motor Gunboat, and renamed PGM-32. On 14 October 1944, she was launched, and was commissioned on 9 February 1945, with LTJG G. A. Oberle, USNR, in command.
PGM-32 was transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission on 27 October 1947 and subsequently sold. Her fate is unknown.