Allied Warships

USS PC-496 (PC-496)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-496 
Built byLeatham D. Smith Shipbuilding Co. (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered26 Dec 1940 
Laid down24 Apr 1941 
Launched22 Nov 1941 
Commissioned26 Feb 1942 
Lost4 Jun 1943 
Loss position37° 23'N, 9° 52'E
History

Mined and sunk north of Bizerte, Tunisia in position 37º23'N, 09º52'E.

 

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