Registry and Rig Information

Name PC-1176
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 173.66
Width 23.00
Depth 8.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

History Rig - Patrol CraftCommissioned on November 20, 1943.
Participated in Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944, then operated out of Cherbourg and LeHavre, France, 1944-1945. Served occupation patrol duty from mouth of Weser River to Bremen, 1945-1946. Decommissioned on May 23, 1946, and assigned to Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Spring, FL. Assigned name on February 1, 1956. Struck from Navy Register on July 1, 1960 and sold to Venezuelan Navy in October, 1960.
Disposition Scrapped in 1976-1977.

Build Information

Builder Smith, Leathem D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1943-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
PC 1176 (USS MINDEN)1956-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
PETREL (P-05)1960-00-001977-00-00VENEZUELA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1943-00-001960-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Venezuelan Navy1960-00-001977-00-00VENEZUELA