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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Lenoir (PC 582)
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Lenoir served the Navies of the United States and Venezuela
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 21 February 1942 at Albina Engine and Machine Works Inc., Portland, OregonLaunched 15 July 1942Commissioned USS PC-582, 22 October 1942Redesignated as a Control Submarine Chaser, PCC-582, 29 August 1945Decommissioned 1 February 1950 at Green Cove Springs, Florida and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove SpringsRecommissioned 3 October 1952Decommissioned 15 January 1955 at Green Cove Springsand again laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove SpringsReclassified as a Submarine Chaser, PC-582, 27 October 1955Named Lenoir) 15 February 1956Transferred to Venezuela and renamed Albatross (P 04)Struck from the Naval Register 1 July 1960Struck from Venezulian Register in 1978Fate unknownPC-582 received two battle stars for World War II service.
Specifications:Displacement 450 t.Length 170' 8"Beam 23'Draft 10' 10"Speed 20.2 kts.Complement 65Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 2,880bhp Fairbanks Morse 38D8 1/8 diesel engines (Serial No. 832373 and 832374), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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||28 April 1942. Albina Engine & Machinery Works
Ships identified by George Murray
||Bob Daly PC-1181
|Albatross (P 04)
Outboard of Petrel (P 05), ex-Minden (PC 1176)
|01||LT Howard C. Duff, USNR||22 October 1942|
|02||LT J. N. Davenport, USNR||1945|
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DANFS History entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site.
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