H.M.S. PC 60 (1917)

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H.M.S. PC 60 (1917)
Builder: Workman Clark[1]
Ordered: December, 1916[2]
Launched: 4 Jun, 1917[3]
Sold: Feb, 1924[4]
H.M.S. PC 60 was one of twenty "PC" class patrol boats built for the Royal Navy.

The boat was sometimes referred to as P 60 or PQ 60 in contemporary documents.

Service

On 26 July 1917, P.C. 60 severely damaged UB 23 with depth charges, obliging her to seek refuge at Corunna, Spain, on 29 July, where she was interned for the duration of hostilities.[5]

Paid off to C. & M. Party at Portland on 6 October, 1920.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 96.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 96.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 99.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 96.
  5. UBoat.net page on UB 23.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 821.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.

Bibliography


"PC" Class Patrol Boat
December, 1916 Order
PC 42 PC 43 PC 44 PC 51 PC 55
PC 56 PC 60 PC 61 PC 62 PC 63
January, 1917 Order
  PC 65 PC 66 PC 67  
  PC 68 PC 69 PC 70  
June, 1917 Order
  PC 71 PC 72 PC 73 PC 74  
<– "P" Class Small Fry (UK) Kil Class –>