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PC-599



Call sign:
Nan - Able - William - Nan

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 2 August 1942 by the Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR
  • Launched 26 September 1942
  • Commissioned 15 May 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register 3 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 14 April 1948 and sold to the John I. Hay Co.
  • Fate unknown./p> Specifications:

  • Displacement 295 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)
  • 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;, three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines (Serial No. 10855 and 10858), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.

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    Commanding Officers
    01LT J. M. Kindt, USNR1945
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for PC-599
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