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This is a list of patrol vessels of the United States Navy.

Patrol craft coastal (PC)

The original PC hull number sequence ended in 1964, and was then restarted with '1' for this class.

Cyclone-class

By hull number

By name

Hydrofoil vessels

Patrol craft hydrofoil (PCH)

Patrol gunboat hydrofoil (PGH)

Patrol missile hydrofoil (PHM)

Patrol craft (PC)

These submarine chasers were 173 feet long and used the PC designation. The large missing sections of numbers in designation for the most part come from sharing the same number set as the other much smaller 110-foot submarine chasers that used the SC designation. This number sequence would end in 1964, and then restart with '1' for the Cyclone-class costal patrol craft.

497-507 used by SC submarine chasers

511 to 522 used by SC submarine chasers

524-539 used by SC submarine chasers

Patrol craft, control (PCC)

Thirty-five submarine chasers (PC) were converted into amphibious landing control vessel during World War II and reclassified as Patrol Craft, Control after the war.

Main article: List of United States Navy amphibious warfare ships § Patrol craft, control (PCC)

Patrol craft escort, and patrol craft escort rescue (PCE, PCER)

PCE-827 to PCE-841

PCE-842 to PCE-904

Further information: PCE-842-class patrol craft

PCE-905 to PCE-960

PCE-1604 to PCE-1609

Patrol craft sweeper (PCS)

At least 90 patrol craft (PC) were converted to minesweepers.

Main article: List of mine warfare vessels of the United States Navy § Patrol Craft Sweepers (PCS)

Patrol escort (PE)

Of 112 Eagle class patrol craft planned 60 of these World War I era ships were completed, being given numbers from 1 to 60. Only three were commissioned prior to the Armistice which ended World War I and only eight saw service in World War II of which PE-56 was sunk by a U-boat.

Designation Keel Laid Launched Commissioned Disposition
PE-1 7 May 1918 11 July 1918 27 October 1918 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-2 10 May 1918 19 August 1918 11 July 1918 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-3 16 May 1918 11 September 1918 11 November 1918 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-4 21 May 1918 15 September 1918 14 November 1918 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-5 28 May 1918 28 September 1918 19 November 1918 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-6 3 June 1918 16 October 1918 21 November 1918 Destroyed as target 30 November 1934
PE-7 8 June 1918 5 October 1918 24 November 1918 Destroyed as target 30 November 1934
PE-8 10 June 1918 11 November 1918 31 October 1919 Sold 1 April 1931
PE-9 17 June 1918 8 November 1918 27 October 1919 Sold 26 May 1930
PE-10 6 July 1918 9 November 1918 31 October 1919 Destroyed 19 August 1937
PE-11 13 July 1918 14 November 1918 29 May 1919 Sold 16 January 1935
PE-12 13 July 1918 12 November 1918 6 November 1919 Sold 30 December 1935
PE-13 15 July 1918 9 January 1919 2 April 1919 Sold 26 May 1930
PE-14 20 July 1918 23 January 1919 17 June 1919 Destroyed as target 22 November 1934
PE-15 21 July 1918 25 January 1919 11 June 1919 Sold 14 June 1934
PE-16 22 July 1918 11 January 1919 5 June 1919 Transferred to the Coast Guard late 1919
PE-17 3 August 1918 1 February 1919 3 July 1919 Wrecked off Long Island, New York 22 May 1922
PE-18 5 August 1918 10 February 1919 7 August 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-19 6 August 1918 30 January 1919 25 June 1919 Destroyed 6 August 1946
PE-20 26 August 1918 15 February 1919 28 July 1919 Transferred to USCG late 1919
PE-21 31 August 1918 15 February 1919 31 July 1919 Transferred to USCG late 1919
PE-22 5 September 1918 10 February 1919 17 July 1919 Transferred to USCG late 1919
PE-23 11 September 1918 20 February 1919 19 June 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-24 13 September 1918 24 February 1919 12 July 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-25 17 September 1918 19 February 1919 30 June 1919 Lost 11 June 1930
PE-26 25 September 1918 1 March 1919 1 October 1919 Sold 29 August 1938
PE-27 22 October 1918 1 March 1919 14 July 1919 Sold 4 June 1946
PE-28 23 October 1918 1 March 1919 28 July 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-29 18 November 1918 8 March 1919 20 August 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-30 19 November 1918 8 March 1919 14 August 1919 Transferred to USCG late 1919
PE-31 19 November 1918 8 March 1919 14 August 1919 Sold 18 May 1923
PE-32 30 November 1918 15 March 1919 4 September 1919 Sold 3 March 1947
PE-33 14 February 1918 15 March 1919 4 September 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-34 8 January 1919 15 March 1919 3 September 1919 Sold 9 June 1932
PE-35 13 January 1919 22 March 1919 22 August 1919 Sold 7 June 1938
PE-36 22 January 1919 22 March 1919 20 August 1919 Sold 27 February 1936
PE-37 27 January 1919 25 March 1919 30 September 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-38 31 January 1919 29 March 1919 30 July 1919 Sold 3 March 1947
PE-39 3 February 1919 29 March 1919 20 September 1919 Sold 7 June 1938
PE-40 7 February 1919 5 April 1919 1 October 1919 Destroyed as target 19 November 1934
PE-41 20 February 1919 5 April 1919 26 September 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-42 13 February 1919 17 May 1919 3 October 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-43 17 February 1919 17 May 1919 2 October 1919 Sold 26 May 1930
PE-44 20 February 1919 24 May 1919 30 September 1919 Disposed of 14 May 1938
PE-45 20 February 1919 17 May 1919 2 October 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-46 24 February 1919 24 May 1919 3 October 1919 Sold 10 December 1936
PE-47 3 March 1919 19 June 1919 4 October 1919 Sold 30 December 1935
PE-48 3 March 1919 24 May 1919 8 October 1919 Sold 10 October 1946
PE-49 4 March 1919 14 June 1919 10 October 1919 Sold 20 September 1930
PE-50 10 March 1919 18 July 1919 6 October 1919 Sold 11 June 1930
PE-51 10 March 1919 14 June 1919 2 October 1919 Sold 29 August 1938
PE-52 10 March 1919 9 July 1919 10 October 1919 Sold 29 August 1938
PE-53 17 March 1919 13 August 1919 20 October 1919 Sold 26 August 1938
PE-54 17 March 1919 17 July 1919 10 October 1919 Sold 26 May 1930
PE-55 17 March 1919 22 July 1919 10 October 1919 Sold 3 March 1947
PE-56 25 March 1919 15 August 1919 26 October 1919 Exploded off Portland, Maine, on 23 April 1945
after being torpedoed by U-853
PE-57 25 March 1919 29 July 1919 15 October 1919 Sold March 5, 1947
PE-58 25 March 1919 2 August 1919 20 October 1919 Disposed of 30 June 1940
PE-59 31 March 1919 12 April 1919 19 September 1919 Sold 29 August 1938
PE-60 31 March 1919 13 August 1919 27 October 1919 Sold 29 August 1938

PE-61 through PE-112 were cancelled on November 30, 1918. PE-5, PE-15, PE-25, PE-45, PE-65, PE-75, PE-86, PE-95, PE-105, and PE-112 were allotted for transfer to Italy, though this plan was cancelled and none were ever delivered.

Patrol frigate (PF)

Tacoma-class frigates


Patrol gunboat (PG)

Patrol motor gunboat (PGM)

Patrol river gunboat (PR)

All built in Shanghai to serve on the Yangtze Patrol.

Patrol torpedo boat (PT)

Main article: PT boat


Patrol yacht (PY)

By hull number

By name

Patrol yacht, coastal (PYc)

By hull number

By name

Submarine chaser (SC)

These submarine chasers were 110 feet long and used the SC designation. The large missing sections of numbers in designation for the most part come from sharing the same number set as the other bigger 173 foot subchasers that used the PC designation.

SC-1 class (SC-1 to SC-448)

Main article: SC-1-class submarine chaser

SC 497 class

Main article: SC-497-class submarine chaser

Mainly SC-497 to 775, SC-977 to 1076, SC-1267 to 1367, SC-1474 to 1626. Also several were modified to be SCC's a command versions.

509 and 510 used by PC submarine chasers

523 used by PC submarine chaser

776-976 used by PC submarine chasers

1077-1265 used by PC submarine chasers

SC-1466 to SC-1473

Main article: Canadian Fairmile B

These were British design Fairmile B motor launches built in Canada and loaned to US.

SC-1474 to SC-1626

(incomplete listing)

World War I section patrol (SP) series

Civilian boats and ships were registered during World War I for potential use as section patrol (SP) craft and given "SP" identification numbers in the "ID/SP" numbering series.

Main article: Section patrol craft § Section patrol (SP)

Patrol Craft (YP)

Main article: List of yard and district craft of the United States Navy § Patrol Craft (YP)

See also

References

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