USS PC-566 (PC-566)
Patrol craft of the PC-461 class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Brown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||14 Aug 1941|
|Launched||21 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Jun 1942|
|End service||8 Jan 1947|
Decommissioned on 8 January 1947
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Notable events involving PC-566 include:
30 Jul 1942
German U-boat U-166 was sunk in the Gulf of Mexico south-east of New Orleans, in position 28°40'N, 88°30'W, by depth charges from the US patrol vessel USS PC-566.
USS PC-566 also picks up survivors from the American passenger ship Robert E. Lee that was U-166 last victim.