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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive


Call sign:
Nan - Able - Mike - Mike

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 8 August 1941 by George Lawley and Sons, Inc., Neponset, Massachusetts
  • Launched 27 February 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-464, 15 May 1942
  • Sold 12 January 1947 to the A. G. Schoonake Co. of New York
    Naval Vessel Register of 1 January 1949 lists sale date as March 1947
  • Fate unknown
  • PC-464 earned one battle star for the Leyte landings during World War II.


  • Displacement 450 t.
  • 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 projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Fairbanks Morse 38D8 1/8 diesel engines (Serial Nos. 832243 and 832244), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Size Image Description Source
    PC-464 63k Somewhere in the South Pacific.
    National Archives photo 80-G-451544.
    Bob Daly/PC-1181

    Commanding Officers
    01LT J. A. Larigan, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS History currently available for PC-464
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Patrol Craft Sailors Association

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