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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
PC-604 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil.
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 16 February 1942 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CTLaunched 24 October 1942Commissioned USS PC-604, 9 March 1943Decommissioned 11 June 1943, transferred to Brazil and named Guaiba (G 3)Scrapped in 1952.
Specifications:Displacement 295 t.(lt), 450 t.(fl)Length 173' 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 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines, Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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There is no DANFS history available for PC-604
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