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Petoskey (PC 569)

Call sign: November - Echo - Zulu - Hotel

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 11 September 1941 at Albina Engine and Machinery Works, Inc., Portland, OR; Launched, 22 January 1942; Commissioned USS PC-569, 9 May 1942 at Puget Sound Navy Yard; Decommissioned, 25 March 1947 at Mayport, FL; Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, FL; Renamed USS Petoskey (PC 569), 2 February 1956; Struck from the Naval Register, 1 July 1960; Sold to A. S. Wikstrom, Inc., Skancatelas, NY. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 450 t.; Length 173' 8"; Beam 23'; Draft 10' 10"; Speed; 22k; Complement 65; Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, one single 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two Fairbanks Morse 38D8 1/8 diesel engines (Serial No. 832221 and 832222), two shafts.

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