From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol. III p 247


(PF--78: dp. 1430 ; 1. 303'11" ; b. 37'6" ; s. 20 k, ; dr. 13'8'' ; cpl. 190; a. 3 3" ; cl. Tacoma; T. S2--S2--AQ1)

Harland (PF--78), originally designated PG--186, was built under Maritime Commission contract by Walsh-Kaiser Co., Inc., Providence, R.I. Intended for use by the United Kingdom, she was reclassified PF--78 15 April 1943, renamed Cayman, and launched 6 September 1943, sponsored by Mrs. James Gillies. Cayman was then completed and transferred to the United Kingdom under lend-lease 20 January 1944 as part of the 21-ship "Colony" class. She served as a patrol vessel and escort ship until being returned to the United States 23 April 1946. The frigate was sold for scrap 1 July 1947, to the United Dock Corp., New York.