USS PC-609 (PC-609)
Patrol craft of the PC-461 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Brown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||20 Sep 1941|
|Laid down||8 Jan 1942|
|Launched||30 May 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Sep 1942|
Transferred to Thailand in 1947 being renamed Khamronsin
Commands listed for USS PC-609 (PC-609)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Ens. James N. Clayton, USNR||7 Sep 1942||Mid 1943|
|2||R G Wilson, USNR||Mid 1943||Early 1944|
|3||L F Tahtinen, USNR||Early 1944||Late 1944|
|4||J E Andresen, USNR||Late 1944||Late 1945|
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Notable events involving PC-609 include:
28 Dec 1942
USS PC-609 picks up 9 survivors from the British merchant Treworlas that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 about 50 miles east of Port of Spain, Trinidad in position 10°52'N, 60°45'W.