USS PCE-869 (PCE-869)
Patrol craft of the Patrol Craft Escort class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||Patrol Craft Escort|
|Built by||Albina Engine & Machine Works (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||7 May 1942|
|Laid down||2 Sep 1942|
|Launched||6 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Sep 1943|
Transferred to Nationalist China in February 1946 being renamed Yung Hsiang
Commands listed for USS PCE-869 (PCE-869)
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|1||Lt. Edward Lapsley Patton, Jr., USNR||19 Sep 1943||Jan 1944|
|2||Louis R. Page, Jr., USNR||Jan 1944||late 1944|
|3||Matthew R. McCann, USNR||late 1944||mid 1945|
|4||William G. Brown, USNR||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving PCE-869 include:
5 Dec 1943
USS PCE-869 (Lt. E.L. Patton, USNR) accidentally rammed USS SC-1306 off Cape Hatteras. The submarine chaser was badly damaged, but safely arrived at Norfolk after being towed by the patrol craft for 40 hours.