This list includes all surface combatants, submarines, mine warfare vessels and patrol craft over 100 tons displacement, and all amphibious ships and auxiliaries over 500 tons displacement. Non-self-propelled craft and non-seagoing vessels are not included.
Ships not yet commissioned, or in long-term overhaul/conversion, are listed in [brackets]. Navigation and surface-search radars are not listed. All classifications are purely unofficial and are based on an attempt to use standard classifications throughout all navies; they may or may not correspond to "official" designations.
Concept/Program: Old ex-USN DE; served Japan 1955-1975, then sold to Philippines 1978. Had been retired 1993 but was reactivated 1995-96.
Builders: Federal SB&DD, Newark, NJ.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes PF 11 Rajah Humabon 1943/79 PAC ex-DE 169[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Ex-USN fleet minesweepers transferred as patrol ships in 1965-67. Both stricken in 1994 but returned to service 1995-96.
Builders: Associated SB, Seattle, WA; Savannah Machinery & Foundry, GA; respectively.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes PS 70 Quezon 1944/67 PAC ex-MSF 324 PS 74 Rizal 1945/65 PAC ex-MSF 372[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Ex-USN MSFs, PCEs and PCERs, all variations on the common Admirable class hull. All had been transferred to South Vietnam, then escaped to the Philippines in 1975. Most underwent major overhauls 1990-95. There may be additional variations in the armament.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes PS 19 Miguel Malvar 1944/75 PAC ex-PCER 852 PS 20 Magat Salamat 1945/75 PAC ex-MSF 239 PS 22 Sultan Kudarat 1944/75 PAC ex-PCE 895 PS 23 Datu Marikudo 1944/75 PAC ex-PCER 853 PS 28 Cebu 1944/75 PAC ex-PCE 881 PS 31 Pangasinan 1944/75 PAC ex-PCE 891 PS 32 Iloilo 1945/75 PAC ex-PCE 897[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Ex-RN Hong Kong patrol ships, sold to the Philippines upon the return of Hong Kong to the Chinese. May be armed with SSMs in the future. Are, by far, the most modern combatants in the Philippine Navy.
Builders: Hall Russel, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes PS 35 Emilio Jacinto 1983/97 PAC ex-Peacock PS 36 Apolinario Mabini 1984/97 PAC ex-Plover PS 37 Artemio Ricarte 1984/97 PAC ex-Starling[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Philippine-built patrol boats; design based on the German boats listed below. Appear to be underpowered and overcrewed. The program has been badly delayed and planned additional units will not be built.
Builders: Cavite NSY.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes PG 140 General Emilio Aguinaldo 1992 PAC PG 141 General Antonio Luna 1999? PAC PG 142 ?? 2000? PAC[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: German-designed boats; first two built in Germany, others apparently assembled at Cavite, perhaps from kits. An unsuccessful design. Discared by 1992 but some units reactivated in 1994. There is some confusion as to which are actually in service.
Builders: W. Muller, Hameln, Germany (see note above).
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes P101 Kagitingan 1979 PAC P102 Bagong Lakas 1979 PAC P103 Katapangan 1982 PAC[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Ex-South Korean boats, built 1970's-1980's, transferred in 1995 and recommissioned in 1996.
Builders: Korea Tacoma SY, Chinhae, South Korea; Korea SB & Eng., Masan, South Korea.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes PG 110 Tomas Batillo 19??/96 PAC PG 111 Boni Serrano 19??/96 PAC PG 112 Bievenido Salting 19??/96 PAC PG 114 Salvador Abcede 19??/96 PAC PG 115 Ramon Aguirre 19??/96 PAC[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: New, modern landing craft. Virtually identical to a group of US Army craft, except with helicopter deck aft instead of vehicle ramp. Officially listed as transports; probably see use as coastal logistics ships.
Builders: Halter/Moss Point Marine, Escatawpa, MS.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes LC 550 Bacolod City 1993 PAC LC 551 Dagupan City 1994 PAC[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Ex-USN LSTs; several had been transferred to South Vietnam and escaped to the Philippines in 1975. LT 57 serves as a logistics ship and LT 87 is a command ship for disaster relief. LT 57 and LT 516 were fitted as patrol boat tenders in USN service. Officially listed as transports; probably see service as coastal logistics ships. Also have been used as patrol ships and have operated helicopters.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes LT 57 Sierra Madre 1944/75 PAC ex-LST 821 LT 86 Zamboanga Del Sur 1944/76 PAC ex-LST 935 LT 87 Cotabato Del Sur 1944/75 PAC ex-LST 529 LT 501 Laguna 1943/76 PAC ex-LST 230 LT 504 Lanao Del Norte 1944/76 PAC ex-LST 566 LT 507 Benguet 1944/76 PAC ex-LST 692 LT 516 Kalinga Apayo 1944/75 PAC ex-LST 786[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Small freighter, ex-USCG, originally USN. Used for general transport and supply.
Builders: Froemming Bros., Inc., Milwaukee, WI.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes AC 90 Mactan 1945/72 PAC ex-AK 174[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Ex-USN repair ship, converted from an LST.
Builders: Chicago Bridge & Iron Co., Seneca, IL.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes AD 617 Yakal 1944/77 PAC ex-ARL 23[Back To Top]
Concept/Program: Built by Japan as war reparations. Originally used as a presidential yacht/command ship. Later reclassified as a troop transport, a role for which she is totally unsuited, but is now again considered to be a yacht.
Builders: Ishkawajima-Harima, Tokyo, Japan.
Number Name Year FLT Homeport Notes AT 25 Ang Pangulo 1959 PAC[Back To Top]