USS PC-591 (PC-591)
Patrol craft of the PC-461 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Leatham D. Smith Shipbuilding Co. (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||20 Sep 1941|
|Laid down||8 May 1942|
|Launched||2 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||26 Oct 1942|
|End service||17 Oct 1944|
Transferred to France on 17 October 1944 being renamed Spahi
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Notable events involving PC-591 include:
1 Sep 1944
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) departed La Maddalena for Marseilles, France. She made the passage together with the French submarine La Sultane (Lt. Javouhey). They were escorted by USS PC 546 (Lt.(jg) J. O'Shea, USNR) and USS PC 591 (Lt. J.L. Clark, USNR). (1)
- ADM 173/19310
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.