From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Vol. III p 11
A town in New Mexico.
The second Gallup was laid down 27 ApriL 1964 by Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., Inc., Tacoma, Wash. ; launched 15 June 1965 ; sponsored by Mrs. Goodwin Chase ; and commissioned 22 October 1966, Lt. William T. Spane, .Jr., in command.
From October 1966 until February 1967, the motor gunboat conducted shakedown operations under Commander Amphibious Group 3 off the West Coast as far north as Juan de Fuca. On 28 March 1967 Gallup was reclassified PG--85. She continues to serve as a patrol and surveillance craft in the Pacific Fleet.