Allied Warships

USS PC-591 (PC-591)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-591 
Built byLeatham D. Smith Shipbuilding Co. (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down8 May 1942 
Launched2 Aug 1942 
Commissioned26 Oct 1942 
End service17 Oct 1944 
History

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)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19310

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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