Allied Warships

USS PCS-1390 (PCS-1390)

Patrol craft of the PCS-1376 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPCS-1376 
PennantPCS-1390 
Built byRobert Jacob Inc. (City Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Nov 1942 
Laid down12 Mar 1943 
Launched13 Sep 1943 
Commissioned3 Feb 1944 
End service 
History

 

Commands listed for USS PCS-1390 (PCS-1390)

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CommanderFromTo
1Richard G. Brill, USNR3 Feb 1944

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Notable events involving PCS-1390 include:


20 Mar 1944
PCS 1390 assigned to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (1)

20 May 1944
PCS 1390 sent to Panama (1)

10 Jul 1944
sent to Pearl Harbor (1)

8 Aug 1944
sent to Solomon Islands (1)

26 Aug 1944
sent to Purvis Bay (1)

15 Sep 1944
Participated in the Palau Invasion (1)

4 Oct 1944
at Manus Admiralty Island (1)

2 Nov 1944
back at Palau Is. (1)

8 Dec 1944
at Russel Islands (1)

16 Dec 1944
at Espirito Santo New Hebrides (1)

3 Feb 1945
back at Florida Islands (1)

22 Mar 1945
at Ulithi (1)

25 Mar 1945
left Ulithi headed for invasion of Okinawa Gunto Ryukyu Islands (1)

1 Apr 1945
Participated in the invasion of Okinawa (1)

6 Apr 1945
ship hit by shell fire, 1 dead, 7 injured. (1)

12 Apr 1945
A Val kamikaze missed ship by small margin and hit Charlie Noble on a merchant nearby. Screen begins to limp in with substantial damage to cans. 11 sunk and 16 damaged. One Betty shot down by an F4U at about 6,000 ft, took 4.5 minutes to hit land. Fighters from Okinawa got 45 planes. (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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