USS PC-1129

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Career (United States)
Name: USS PC-1129
Builder: Defoe Shipbuilding Company,
Bay City, Michigan
Laid down: 23 September 1942[1]
Launched: 7 December 1942[1]
Commissioned: 3 June 1943 [1]
Fate: sunk, 31 January 1945
General characteristics
Class & type: PC-461-class submarine chaser

USS PC-1129 was a PC-461-class submarine chaser built for the United States Navy during World War II. She was sunk by a Japanese suicide boat in January 1945 in the South China Sea.

Career[edit]

PC-1129 was launched at Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City, Michigan in early 1943. She was sunk on 31 January 1945 by a Japanese suicide boat off the coast of Luzon in the Philippines. PC-1129 was one of three major ships built at Defoe Shipbuilding Company that were lost during World War II that were; the others were USS Rich (DE-695) and the United States Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WPG-77).

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.


Coordinates: 14°03′N 120°18′E / 14.05°N 120.30°E / 14.05; 120.30