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PC-595



Call sign:
Nan - Able - Peter - Xray


PC-595 served the Navies of the United States and the Republic of China.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 19 May 1942 by the Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburg, PA
  • Launched 9 October 1942
  • Commissioned 30 April 1943 at Algiers Naval Station, New Orleans, LA
  • Struck from the Naval Register 25 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Republic of China 30 June 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 40mm gun mount, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6831 and 6832), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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