USS PC-1126 (PC-1126)
Patrol craft of the PC-461 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Defoe Shipbuilding Co. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||27 Feb 1942|
|Laid down||29 Aug 1942|
|Launched||31 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||27 May 1943|
|End service||28 Nov 1945|
Grounded off Okinawa on 9 October 1945 during a typhoon
Commands listed for USS PC-1126 (PC-1126)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||John W. Stedman, Jr., USNR||27 May 1943||Late 1943|
|2||P E Winegar, USNR||Late 1943||Late 1944|
|3||Lt.(jg) John F Carrere, USNR||Late 1944||Early 1945|
|4||W T Whitfield, USNR||Early 1945||28 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving PC-1126 include:
15 Jan 1945
Around 1100K/15, USS Devilfish (T/Cdr. E.C. Stephan, USN), USS Bang (T/Cdr. A.R. Gallaher, USN), USS Atule (T/Cdr. J.H. Maurer, USN) and USS Spadefish (T/Cdr. G.W. Underwood, USN) all departed Saipan for their patrol areas. They were escorted out until around 1720K/15 by USS PC-1126 (Lt. J.F Carrere, USNR).