Allied Warships

USS PC-609 (PC-609)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down8 Jan 1942 
Launched30 May 1942 
Commissioned7 Sep 1942 
End service 

Transferred to Thailand in 1947 being renamed Khamronsin


Commands listed for USS PC-609 (PC-609)

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1Ens. James N. Clayton, USNR7 Sep 1942Mid 1943
2R G Wilson, USNRMid 1943Early 1944
3L F Tahtinen, USNREarly 1944Late 1944
4J E Andresen, USNRLate 1944Late 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.

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