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PC-573



Call sign:
Nan - Item - Dog - Yoke



PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 14 October 1941 at the Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburgh, PA; Launched, 5 March 1942; Commissioned 13 June 1942; Transferred to the Maritime Commission 23 June 1948 and sold to the Mill Basin Ship Repair Co. of Brooklyn, NY. Fate unknown.

Specifications: 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 projectiles, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two 2,880bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6676 and 6677), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.


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