google_ad_width = 728; google_ad_client = "ca-pub-2707004110972434"; On July 1980 she was renamed BRP Datu Sikatuna (PF-5) as changes in naming and numbering of ships in the Philippine Navy was made. . The Cannon Class Destroyer Escorts (CCDE) are Anti – Submarine Warfare (ASW) ships created during the 2nd World War. The BRP Rajah Humabon was commissioned in the US Navy in 1943 as USS Atherton. Subsequently, given the Philippine Navy's continuing need for the ship "in the interest of National Defense Requirements and in the furtherance of the Security Alliance between the Philippines and the United States," the U.S. Navy disposed of her by Foreign Military Sale and Booth was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 15 July 1978.[3]. na BRP Datu Kalantiaw sa 1967. 79 of 97 crewmember … Reproduction Date: The BRP Datu Kalantiaw (PS-76) was the first of three ex-USN that served with the Philippine Navy, the others being BRP Datu Sikatuna (PS-77/PF-5) and BRP Rajah Humabon (PS-78/PF-11). Wayne, New Jersey. Datu Kalantiaw was lost during Typhoon Clara, 21 September 1981. See you around! Datu Kalantiaw (Rajah Bendahara Kalantiaw) (sometimes spelled Kalantiao) is a mythical Filipino character who was said to have created the first legal code in the Philippines, known as the Code of Kalantiaw, in 1433.. Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles. She was decommissioned and returned to the US Navy in 1975. "The BRP Rajah Humabon (PF-11) is the current flagship, and the largest capital warship of the Philippine Navy. She originally served in the Atlantic Ocean as USS Booth (DE – 170) during World War 2, escorting UGS and GUS convoys. 79 of the crew of 97 died. google_ad_client = "pub-2707004110972434"; Hey there! Together with BRP Datu Sikatuna and BRP Datu Kalantiaw they were the largest ships in the Philippine Navy. The BRP Rajah Humabon was retired on 1993, but was overhauled and called back to duty on January of 1996 with a new bow number 11. Aerial view of the capsized Philippine frigate BRP Datu Kalantiaw (PS-76) on Calayan Island, Philippines, 22 September 1981 (6365752).jpeg 1,998 × 3,000; 3.75 MB BRP Datu Tupas was one of the only two fleet minesweepers in the history of Philippine navy. United States Navy, Brazilian Navy, Free French Naval Forces, French Navy, Hellenic Navy,