Allied Warships

USS PC-483 (PC-483)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-483 
Built byConsolidated Shipbuilding Corp. (Morris Heights, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered26 Dec 1940 
Laid down31 Dec 1940 
Launched25 Oct 1941 
Commissioned12 Mar 1942 
End service18 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 18 June 1946
Stricken on 1 July 1960
Transferred to Venezuela in October 1960 being renamed Camaron

 

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Notable events involving PC-483 include:


6 May 1942
USS PC-483 picks up 45 men from the American tanker Java Arrow that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-333 eight miles off Vero Beach, Florida in position 27°35'N, 80°08'W.

11 Feb 1945
USS Aspro (Cdr. W.A. Stevenson, USN) ended her 6th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was escorted in by USS PC-483.

5 Jul 1945
USS Crevalle (Cdr. E.H. Steinmetz, USN) ended her 7th war patrol at Pearl Harbor. She was escorted in by USS PC-483 ().


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