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BESSANG PASS (AU-75) class

Country of Origin: Philippines

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 Name             Pendant    Commissioned    Status

 BESSANG PASS     AU-75      1974            Active
  (ex-Philippine SAR-99)
 TIRAD PASS       AU-100     1974            Active
  (ex-Philippine SAR-100)


This search-and-rescue class was built by Japan for the Philippines as part of of a war-reparations effort.

BESSANG PASS ran aground in September 1983; she was salvaged, repaired and returned to service.


Both are in active...

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