From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol. III p 267


(PF-80: dp. 1,430; 1. 303'11" ; h. 37'6" ; dr. 13'8'' ; s. k. ;cpl. 190; a. 3 3'' ; cl. Tacoma T. S2--S2--AQ1)

Harvey (PF-80), originally designated PG--188, 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-80 15 April 1943, renamed Gold Coast, and launched 21 September 1943, after being renamed Labuan (q.v.). She was completed and transferred to the United Kingdom under Lend-Lease 5 February 1944, as part of the 21-ship "Colony1 class. She served as a patrol and escort vessel in the English Channel until being returned to the United States 13 May 1948. The frigate was subsequent1y sold to Heggie Iron & Metal Co., Dorchester, Mass., 9 July 1957 and scrapped.