Allied Warships

USS PC-619 (PC-619)

Patrol craft of the PC-461 class

NavyThe US Navy
TypePatrol craft
ClassPC-461 
PennantPC-619 
Built byGeorge Lawley & Sons Inc. (Neponset, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down29 Apr 1942 
Launched15 Aug 1942 
Commissioned16 Sep 1942 
End service 1948 
History

Decommissioned in 1948
Transferred to Venezuela in 1956 being renamed Gaviota

 

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Notable events involving PC-619 include:


17 Apr 1944
The depth charge attacks made by the US minesweeper USS Swift and the US submarine chaser USS PC-619 south-west of Ireland, in position 50°09'N, 12°51'W, formerly credited with the destruction of the German U-boat U-986, were probably carried out against a nonsub target.


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