Allied Warships

Patrol crafts

All Patrol craft classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).

Commissioned

Royal Navy

 PC (1)1918 - 1918

US Navy

 Eagle (8)1919 - 1919
 Prototypes (2)1940 - 1944
 PC-461 (352)1941 - 1945
 PCS-1376 (57)1943 - 1945
 Patrol Craft Escort (48)1943 - 1945


Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Patrol crafts


 DateVesselClass

1940

Royal Indian Navy23 Jun 1940HMIS Pathan (K 26)PC 

1943

US Navy4 Jun 1943USS PC-496 (PC-496)PC-461 

1944

US Navy9 May 1944USS PC-558 (PC-558)PC-461 
US Navy6 Jun 1944USS PC-1261 (PC-1261)PC-461 

1945

US Navy31 Jan 1945USS PC-1129 (PC-1129)PC-461 
US Navy23 Apr 1945USS PE-56 (PE-56)Eagle 

6 Patrol crafts lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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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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