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PC-594



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Nan - Zebra

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 1 May 1942 by the Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburgh, PA; Launched, 7 September 1942; Commissioned 9 March 1943; Transferred to the War Assets Administration 3 December 1947 and sold to C. Roose of Honolulu, HI; Hull discovered on 25 August 2003 by the University of Hawai'i's Undersea Research Laboratory deep diving summersible Pisces V, approximately 2 - 5 miles from the entrance to Pearl Harbor, at a depth of 1200'.

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. 6825 and 6826), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.


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PC-594 170k 25 August 2003
Side scan SONAR image of PC-594
Photo by Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory
Bob Daly/PC-1181
PC-594 182k 25 August 2003
Starboard side bridge of PC-594
Photo by Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory
Bob Daly/PC-1181
PC-594 143k 25 August 2003
Starboard side bridge wing of PC-594
Photo by Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory
Bob Daly/PC-1181
PC-594 203k 25 August 2003
Starboard side bridge wing of PC-594
Photo by Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory
Bob Daly/PC-1181

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