Allied Warships

USS PC-1261 (PC-1261)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
Built byLeatham D. Smith Shipbuilding Co. (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 May 1942 
Laid down20 Nov 1942 
Launched28 Feb 1943 
Commissioned22 May 1943 
Lost6 Jun 1944 
Loss position49° 30'N, 1° 10'W

Sunk by shore batteries off Normandy, France in position 49º30'N, 01º10'W on 6 June 1944.


Commands listed for USS PC-1261 (PC-1261)

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1Rancy F Sewell, Jr., USNR22 May 19436 Jun 1944

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