All Patrol craft classes
The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).
|PC (1)||1918 - 1918|
|Eagle (8)||1919 - 1919|
|Prototypes (2)||1940 - 1944|
|PC-461 (352)||1941 - 1945|
|PCS-1376 (57)||1943 - 1945|
|Patrol Craft Escort (48)||1943 - 1945|
Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.
War losses: Patrol crafts
|23 Jun 1940||HMIS Pathan (K 26)||PC|
|4 Jun 1943||USS PC-496 (PC-496)||PC-461|
|9 May 1944||USS PC-558 (PC-558)||PC-461|
|6 Jun 1944||USS PC-1261 (PC-1261)||PC-461|
|31 Jan 1945||USS PC-1129 (PC-1129)||PC-461|
|23 Apr 1945||USS PE-56 (PE-56)||Eagle|
6 Patrol crafts lost. See all Allied Warship losses.
PC Patrol Craft of World War II
Books dealing with this subject include:
PC Patrol Craft of World War II, Veigele, William, 1998