Allied Warships

USS PC-592 (PC-592)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-592 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down31 Mar 1942 
Launched27 Jun 1942 
Commissioned28 Nov 1942 
End serviceJan 1950 
History

Decommissioned in January 1950
Stricken on 1 April 1959

 

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Notable events involving PC-592 include:


9 Mar 1943
USS PC-592 picks up survivors from the American merchants James K. Polk, James Smith and Mark Hanna that were torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-510 about 175 nautical miles north of Cayenne, French Guyana in position 07°40'N, 52°07'W.

28 May 1943
USS PC-592 picks up 69 survivors from the American tanker Florida that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-154 about 125 miles east of Fortaleza, Brazil in position 03°56'S, 36°43'W.

6 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS PC-592, USS PC-1191 (Lt. J.W. Garnant, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

8 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-592, USS PC-1191 (Lt. J.W. Garnant, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

9 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-592, USS PC-1191 (Lt. J.W. Garnant, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

11 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS PC-592.


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