Allied Warships

USS PC-603 (PC-603)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-603 
Built byConsolidated Shipbuilding Corp. (Morris Heights, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down9 May 1942 
Launched30 Jun 1942 
Commissioned1 Oct 1942 
End service8 Jan 1947 
History

Decommissioned on 8 January 1947 and placed in service as a naval reserve training vessel
Placed out of service on 1 February 1956
Stricken on 1 July 1960

 

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Notable events involving PC-603 include:


7 Feb 1944
USS Swordfish (Capt. K.G. Hensel, USN) ended her 10th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was escorted in by USS PC 603 (Lt. E.D. Gasson, USNR).


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