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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
PC-607 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil.
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 1 July 1942 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CTLaunched 11 February 1943Commissioned USS PC-607, 27 August 1943Decommissioned 19 October 1943, transferred to Brazil and named Guajara (G 5)Fate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 280 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 single 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines (Serial No. 10878 and 10879), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.
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