Allied Warships

USS PCE(R)-848 (PCE(R)-848)

Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPatrol Craft Escort 
PennantPCE(R)-848 
ModPatrol Craft Rescue 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 May 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1943 
Launched21 Jan 1944 
Commissioned30 Mar 1944 
End serviceMar 1946 
HistoryDecommissioned in March 1946.

 

Commands listed for USS PCE(R)-848 (PCE(R)-848)

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CommanderFromTo
1D Kirk Gunby, USNR30 Mar 194421 Apr 1945
2Lt. John G. Anderson, USNR21 Apr 19456 Aug 1945
3Lt. James I Couser, USNR6 Aug 1945

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Notable events involving PCE(R)-848 include:


27 Oct 1944
Bombed and damaged by a Japanese aircraft off Leyte in position 11°11'N, 125°05'E.


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