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Submarine Chaser Photo Archive
Nan - Uncle - Xray - King
PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser:Laid down 30 June 1942 by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FLLaunched 7 September 1942Commissioned 1 May 1943Transferred to the Maritime Commission 25 March 1948 and sold to W. B. Fountan, Norfolk, VAFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 450 t.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, five 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, and two depth charge tracksPropulsion: Two 1,440bhp Hooven-Owen-Rentschler R-99DA diesel engines (Serial No. 6837 and 6838), Westinghouse single reduction gear, two shafts.
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