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Pierre (PC 1141)

Call sign:
November - Golf - Whiskey - Delta

PC-1141 served the Navies of the United States and Indonesia.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 12 March 1943 at Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, Mich.; Launched, 22 June 1943; Commissioned USS
, 23 December 1943 at New Orleans, LA.; Named Pierre 15 February 1956; Decommissioned, 28 October 1958 at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, TH; Transferred under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program to Indonesia as R. L. Tiakalang; Struck from the Navy Register 25 October 1958. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 280 t.(lt) , 450 t.(fl); Length 173' 8"; Beam 23'; Draft 10' 10"; Speed 20.2 kts.; Complement 65; Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one single 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two 2,880bhp General Motors 16-278A diesel engines (Serial No. 14242 and 14243), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.

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PC-1141 90k . Bob Daly/PC-1181
PC-1141 55k . Bob Daly/PC-1181

View the Pierre (PC-1141)
DANFS History entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site.
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Patrol Craft Sailors Association
"PC Patrol Craft of World War II"
by William J. Veigele, Ph.D., USNR, Ret. PC-793

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