Allied Warships

USS PC-571 (PC-571)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-571 
Built byAlbina Engine & Machine Works (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down27 Sep 1941 
Launched12 Feb 1942 
Commissioned22 May 1942 
End service15 Nov 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 15 November 1946
Stricken on 1 November 1957
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 9 May 1960

 

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Notable events involving PC-571 include:


16 Jul 1944
USS Bowfin (Cdr. J. Corbus, USN) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.

She was escorted out by USS PC-571.

For daily and attack positions (though incomplete) of USS Bowfin during this patrol see the map below.

21 Nov 1944
USS Aspro (Cdr. W.A. Stevenson, USN) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 6th war patrol. She was at first to proceed to Saipan before proceeding to her patrol area off Formosa. Aspro was escorted out by USS PC-571.


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