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PC-593



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Mike - Dog


PC-593 served the Navies of the United States and the Republic of China.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 12 April 1942 by the Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburg, PA
  • Launched 22 August 1942
  • Commissioned 26 December 1942 at New Orleans, LA
  • Decommissioned 23 May 1946 at Subic Bay, Phillipines
  • Transferred to the Republic of China 27 August 1948
  • 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 projectors and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6670 and 6671), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    PC-593 56k . Keith Duff
    PC-593 80k

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