Allied Warships

Patrol crafts

PC class

2 ships

Technical information

TypePatrol craft
Displacement661 BRT 
Length247 ft oa 
Complement66 men 
Armament1 4" gun
2-12 pdr guns (Pathan, PC 74 had only one 12 pdr) 
Max speed20 knots
Engines2-shaft geared turbines 
Power3.500 SHP 
Notes on classThey were the sole survivors of a large class built for anti-submarine operations in WWI 


All ships of the PC class


Royal Indian Navy (more on Royal Indian Navy)

HMIS Pathan (K 26) Lost on 23 Jun 1940


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS PC 74 (Z 74)


2 Patrol crafts of the PC class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Patrol craft classes.



PC Patrol Craft of World War II

Veigele, William

Books dealing with this subject include:

PC Patrol Craft of World War II, Veigele, William, 1998



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