Allied Warships

USS PC-482 (PC-482)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-482 
Built byDefoe Shipbuilding Co. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered26 Dec 1940 
Laid down16 Feb 1942 
Launched9 Apr 1942 
Commissioned30 Apr 1942 
End service15 Jul 1944 
History

Transferred to France on 15 July 1944 being renamed L'Enjoue

Torpedoed and sunk on 9 January 1945 off Cape Spartel, Morocco in position 35.56N, 05.49W by the German submarine U-870

 

Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 9 Jan 1945 by U-870 (Hechler).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the USS PC-482

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Notable events involving PC-482 include:


25 Apr 1943
USS PC-482 picks up 36 survivors from the French merchant Rouennais, which sank after hitting a mine laid by the German U-boat U-455 about 17 nautical miles north of Casablanca in position 34°02'N, 07°27'W.


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